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Covid-19: 11 die, 470 infected in 24 hours

 Staff Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 03:49 PM, 26 February 2021   Updated: 07:47 PM, 26 February 2021

Covid-19: 11 die, 470 infected in 24 hours

Covid-19: 11 die, 470 infected in 24 hours

Eleven more COVID-19 patients died in the country while 470 new cases were confirmed in the last 24 hours. 

With the new fatalities, the death toll from the pandemic has risen to 8,395 in the country, said the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) in a press release on Friday (February 26, 2021). 

Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 5,45,424 as 470 new cases were confirmed in the last 24 hours.  

Earlier on Thursday, 410 COVID-19 patients were diagnosed while five deaths related to the disease were reported.

According to the release, the recovery count rose to 494,955 after another 957 patients were discharged from the hospitals during the period.

In the past 24 hours, 15,032 samples were tested across the country.   

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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