Bangladesh reports 16 new Covid-19 deaths, 1684 cases...

Dhaka, Thursday   22 October 2020

Bangladesh reports 16 new Covid-19 deaths, 1684 cases

 Staff Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 03:24 PM, 14 October 2020   Updated: 06:34 PM, 14 October 2020

Bangladesh reports 16 new Covid-19 deaths, 1684 cases

Bangladesh reports 16 new Covid-19 deaths, 1684 cases

Sixteen more Covid-19 patients died in the last 24 hours, increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 5593 in the country. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 3,82,959 as 1684 new cases were confirmed during the period. 

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

According to the release, a total of 14,411 samples were tested at 109 authorized laboratories across the country during the time. Besides, the recovery count rose to 2,97,449 after another 1576 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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