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Dhaka, Tuesday   24 November 2020

24 more Covid-19 patients die, 1696 infected in country

 Staff Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 03:36 PM, 22 October 2020   Updated: 03:55 PM, 22 October 2020

24 more Covid-19 patients die, 1696 infected in country

24 more Covid-19 patients die, 1696 infected in country

Twenty-four more Covid-19 patients died in the last 24 hours, increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 5,747 in the country. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 3,94,827 as 1,696 new cases were confirmed during the period. 

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

According to the release, a total of 14,958 samples were tested at 109 authorized laboratories across the country during the time. Besides, the recovery count rose to 3,10,532 after another 1,687 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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