Bangladesh logs record 101 Covid-19 deaths in 24hrs...

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Bangladesh logs record 101 Covid-19 deaths in 24hrs

 Staff Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 04:42 PM, 16 April 2021   Updated: 04:56 PM, 16 April 2021

Bangladesh logs record 101 Covid-19 deaths in 24hrs

Bangladesh logs record 101 Covid-19 deaths in 24hrs

Bangladesh reported 101 coronavirus deaths in the last 24 hours, the highest single-day spike, raising the total number of deaths to 10,182, according to the official figures.

Besides, 4,417 Covid-19 cases were confirmed during the period. With the latest, the total number of cases surged to 7,11,779. Among the dead, 67 are males while 34 are female.

Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) informed this in a press release on Friday (April 16, 2021).

A total of 18,906 samples were tested at 227 authorized laboratories across the country during the time, the press release added.

In the past 24 hours, another 5,694 people were discharged from the hospital, raising the total number of cured patients to 6,02,908.

Earlier, 4,192 COVID-19 patients and 94 deaths related to the disease were reported yesterday.

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

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