47 more die, 2211 new infected in country...

Dhaka, Thursday   22 October 2020

47 more die, 2211 new infected in country

 Staff Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 03:32 PM, 28 August 2020   Updated: 06:27 PM, 28 August 2020

47 more die, 2211 new infected in country

47 more die, 2211 new infected in country

Fourty-seven more COVID-19 patients died in the last 24 hours, increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 4171 in the country. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 3,06,794 as 2211 new cases were confirmed during the period.

The Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) provided the information issuing a press release on Friday.  

According to the release, a total of 13,741 samples have been tested at 91 authorized coronavirus testing labs across the country over the last 24 hours. The recovery cases rose to 1,96,806 after another 3,378 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. As of Friday afternoon, a total of 24,654,886 people has been diagnosed with the virus worldwide, as the death toll rises to 836,112 while 17,113,748 patients have recovered, according to worldometers data.