Bangladesh reports 8 deaths, 305 cases in 24hrs
Published: 03:47 PM, 6 February 2021
As many as eight more COVID-19 patients died in the last 24 hours, increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 8190 in the country. Earlier, seven deaths related to COVID-19 were reported yesterday.
Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 5,37,770 as 305 new cases were confirmed in the last 24 hours. Meanwhile, 435 COVID patients were detected yesterday.
Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) came up with the information in a press release on Saturday (February 6, 2021).
According to the release, the recovery count rose to 482,841 after another 417 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, 489,834 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus around the world while 14,479 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 105,977,721 people has been diagnosed with the virus worldwide, as the death toll rises to 2,310,728 while 77,618,858 patients have recovered, according to Worldometers data.