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16 more die of Covid-19, 443 infected in 24hrs

 Staff Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 03:56 PM, 17 February 2021   Updated: 07:57 PM, 17 February 2021

16 more die of Covid-19, 443 infected in 24hrs

16 more die of Covid-19, 443 infected in 24hrs

Sixteen more Covid-19 patients died in the last 24 hours, increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 8,314 in the country. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 5,41,887 as 443 new cases were confirmed in the last 24 hours. 

Earlier on Tuesday, 396 COVID-19 patients were detected while 13 deaths related to the disease were reported.   

Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) came up with the information in a press release on Wednesday (February 17, 2021).

A total of 16,612 samples were tested across the country in 24 hours. So far, 4,89, 254 people have been recovered from the diseases.

The first coronavirus death was reported in the country on March 18, ten days after the detection of the first COVID-19 cases.  

The coronavirus, that first reported in China late last year, is now affecting 219 countries and territories around the world and two international conveyances.

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