Covid-19 deaths, cases fall in country...

Dhaka, Tuesday   09 March 2021

Covid-19 deaths, cases fall in country

 Staff Correspondent

 Published: 04:04 PM, 15 January 2021   Updated: 05:38 PM, 15 January 2021

Covid-19 deaths, cases fall in country

Covid-19 deaths, cases fall in country

Thirteen more COVID-19 patients died in the last 24 hours, increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 7,862 in the country. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 5,26,485 as 762 new cases were confirmed in the last 24 hours.

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

During the last 24 hours, 13,678 samples have been tested across the country. Another 718 people were discharged from the hospital, taking the recovery cases to 4,71,123.

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.