Bangladesh reports 13 more COVID-19 deaths...

Dhaka, Monday   01 March 2021

Bangladesh reports 13 more COVID-19 deaths

 Staff Correspondent

 Published: 04:03 PM, 13 February 2021   Updated: 04:06 PM, 13 February 2021

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13 more COVID-19 patients died in the last 24 hours, increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 8,266 in the country. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 5,40,266 as 291 new cases were confirmed in the last 24 hours. 

Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) came up with the information in a press release on Saturday (February 13, 2021). 

Earlier on Monday, 316 COVID-19 patients were detected while 16 deaths related to the disease were reported.  

According to the DGHS release, the recovery count rose to 4,86,767 after another 374 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, 423,327 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus around the world while 12,420 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 108,778,502 people has been diagnosed with the virus worldwide, as the death toll rises to 2,395,405 while 80,802,918 patients have recovered, according to Worldometers data.