23 more Covid-19 patients die, 1308 new infected...

Dhaka, Sunday   06 December 2020

23 more Covid-19 patients die, 1308 new infected

 Staff Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 03:48 PM, 25 October 2020   Updated: 04:35 PM, 25 October 2020

23 more Covid-19 patients die, 1308 new infected

23 more Covid-19 patients die, 1308 new infected

Twenty-three more Covid-19 patients died in the last 24 hours, increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 5,803 in the country. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 3,98,815 as 1,308 new cases were reported during the period. 

Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) came up with the information in a press release issued on Sunday.

According to the release, a total of 11,303 samples were tested at 109 authorized laboratories across the country during the time. Besides, the recovery count rose to 3,15,107 after another 1,544 patients were discharged from the hospitals during the period. 

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 213 countries and territories around the world and two international conveyances.

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