Daily Covid-19 infections rise in country, 23 more die...

Dhaka, Saturday   28 November 2020

Daily Covid-19 infections rise in country, 23 more die

 Staff Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 03:20 PM, 28 October 2020   Updated: 08:46 PM, 28 October 2020

Daily Covid-19 infections rise in country, 23 more die

Daily Covid-19 infections rise in country, 23 more die

23 more Covid-19 patients died in the last 24 hours, increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 5861 in the country. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 4,03,079 as 1493 new cases were confirmed during the period. 

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

According to the release, a total of 12,357 samples were tested at 109 authorized laboratories across the country during the time. Besides, the recovery count rose to 3,19,733 after another 1,610 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 44,302,191 people has been diagnosed with the virus worldwide, as the death toll rises to 1,172,932 while 32,485,093 patients have recovered, according to worldometers data.  

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