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

Dhaka, Wednesday   19 May 2021

Daily Covid-19 deaths rise, infections fall in country

 Staff Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 03:51 PM, 27 October 2020   Updated: 07:42 PM, 27 October 2020

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20 more Covid-19 patients died in the last 24 hours, increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 5838 in the country. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 4,01,586 as 1335 new cases were confirmed during the period. 

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

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 43,825,904 people has been diagnosed with the virus worldwide, as the death toll rises to 1,165,300 while 32,207,594 patients have recovered, according to worldometers data.