Covid-19: 8 die, 406 infected in country...

Dhaka, Monday   01 March 2021

Covid-19: 8 die, 406 infected in country

 Staff Correspondent

 Published: 03:52 PM, 19 February 2021   Updated: 06:00 PM, 19 February 2021

Covid-19: 8 die, 406 infected in country

Covid-19: 8 die, 406 infected in country

Eight more Covid-19 patients died in the last 24 hours, increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 8,337 in the country. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 5,42,674 as 406 new cases were confirmed in the last 24 hours.

Earlier on Thursday, 391 COVID-19 patients were detected while 15 deaths related to the disease were reported. 

Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) came up with the information in a press release on Friday (February 19, 2021).

A total of 14,232 samples were tested across the country in 24 hours.

At least 536 Covid-19 patients have recovered during the period. The total number of recoveries now stands at 4,90,468. 

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 219 countries and territories around the world and two international conveyances.