Covid-19: 16 die, 584 infected in 24 hours...

Dhaka, Tuesday   02 March 2021

Covid-19: 16 die, 584 infected in 24 hours

 Staff Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 04:55 PM, 21 January 2021  

Covid-19: 16 die, 584 infected in 24 hours

Covid-19: 16 die, 584 infected in 24 hours

Sixteen more people have died of coronavirus in the last 24 hours, increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 7,966 in the country. Eight people died yesterday which was the lowest in the last 8 months.

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

According to the release, the tally of infections has surged to 5,30,271 as 584 new cases were confirmed in the last 24 hours. While the recovery count rose to 4,75,074 after another 602 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 218 countries and territories around the world and two international conveyances.

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