Bangladesh logs 13 more deaths in 24 hrs...

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Bangladesh logs 13 more deaths in 24 hrs

 Staff Correspondent

 Published: 04:10 PM, 4 February 2021   Updated: 04:10 PM, 4 February 2021

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As many as 13 more COVID-19 patients died in the last 24 hours, increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 8175 in the country. Earlier, 13 deaths related to COVID-19 were reported yesterday. 

Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 5,37,030 as 485 new cases were confirmed in the last 24 hours. Meanwhile, 438 COVID patients were detected yesterday.  

Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) came up with the information in a press release on Thursday (February 4, 2021). 

According to the release, the recovery count rose to 481,917 after another 611 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. 

Meanwhile, 489,188 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus around the world while 14,293 died from the pandemic in the last 24 hours. The United States has registered the highest number of deaths from the pandemic and infections during the period. 

The coronavirus, that first reported in China late last year, is now affecting 219 countries and territories around the world and two international conveyances. As of this afternoon, a total of 104,972,416 people has been diagnosed with the virus worldwide, as the death toll rises to 2,280,380 while 76,725,947 patients have recovered, according to Worldometers data.