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Dhaka, Wednesday   28 October 2020

Covid-19 fatalities declined, 1600 infected in 24hrs

 Staff Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 03:36 PM, 15 October 2020   Updated: 03:37 PM, 15 October 2020

Covid-19 fatalities declined, 1600 infected in 24hrs

Covid-19 fatalities declined, 1600 infected in 24hrs

15 more Covid-19 patients died in the last 24 hours, increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 5608 in the country. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 3,84,559 as 1600 new cases were confirmed during the period. 

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

According to the release, a total of 14,104 samples were tested at 109 authorized laboratories across the country during the time. Besides, the recovery count rose to 299,229 after another 1780 patients were discharged from the hospitals during the period.  

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

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