Daily Covid-19 deaths, infections fall in country...

Dhaka, Monday   17 May 2021

Daily Covid-19 deaths, infections fall in country

 Staff Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 03:34 PM, 30 October 2020   Updated: 06:57 PM, 30 October 2020

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19 more Covid-19 patients died in the last 24 hours, increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 5905 in the country. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 4,06,364 as 1604 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 14,141 samples were tested at 108 authorized laboratories across the country during the time. Besides, the recovery count rose to 3,22,703 after another 1422 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. As of this afternoon, a total of 45,398,155 people has been diagnosed with the virus worldwide, as the death toll rises to 1,187,304 while 33,031,886 patients have recovered, according to worldometers data.