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

Dhaka, Thursday   28 January 2021

Covid-19 deaths rise, cases fall in country

 Staff Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 04:53 PM, 14 January 2021   Updated: 04:59 PM, 14 January 2021

Covid-19 deaths rise, cases fall in country

Covid-19 deaths rise, cases fall in country

Sixteen more COVID-19 patients died in the last 24 hours, increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 7,849 in the country. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 5,25,723 as 813 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 Thursday. 

During the last 24 hours, 16,688 samples have been tested across the country. Another 883 people were discharged from the hospital, taking the recovery cases to 470,405.

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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