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Covid-19: 5 die, 614 infected in country

 Staff Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 03:51 PM, 3 March 2021   Updated: 04:05 PM, 3 March 2021

Covid-19: 5 die, 614 infected in country

Covid-19: 5 die, 614 infected in country

Five more people have died from the coronavirus in the country while 614 others infected in the last 24 hours. 

With the latest fatalities and infections, the death toll from the pandemic has risen to 8,428 while the tally of infections has surged to 5,47,930, said the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) in a press release on Wednesday (March 3, 2021). 

Earlier on Tuesday, 515 COVID-19 patients were diagnosed while seven deaths related to the disease were reported. 

According to the release, the recovery count rose to 499,627 after another 936 patients were discharged from the hospitals during the period. 

A total of 16,414 samples were tested at 216 authorized laboratories across the country during the time.

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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