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Covid-19 deaths, cases fall in country

 Staff Correspondent

 Published: 03:48 PM, 29 November 2020   Updated: 06:33 PM, 29 November 2020

Covid-19 deaths, cases fall in country

Covid-19 deaths, cases fall in country

Bangladesh today reported 29 more coronavirus (COVID-19) deaths and 1,788 fresh cases overnight.

The recovery count rose to 378,172 after another 2,287 patients were discharged from the hospitals during the period, a press release of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) said today.

“Twenty-nine more COVID-19 patients died in the last 24 hours, increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 6,609,” the release said.

It said the tally of infections has surged to 462,407 as 1,908 new cases were confirmed in the last 24 hours.

A total of 13,737 samples were tested at 117 authorized laboratories across the country during the time.

The first COVID-19 positive cases were reported in the country on March 8 and the first death on March 18.