Bangladesh today confirmed 26 more deaths from coronavirus (COVID-19) infection in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 4,939.
According to the Health authorities, 1,544 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours raising the total number of coronavirus cases in the country to 3,48,916.
The Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) has made the update of the country’s coronavirus situation issuing a press release this afternoon.
As 2,179 patients have recovered in last 24 hours, the number of total recovery reached 2,56,565, it also said.
A total of 18,21,270 samples have been tested so far as 11,591 samples tested in 93 coronavirus testing laboratories across the country in last 24 hours, the release added.
Bangladesh reported its first croronaviurs case on March 8 while first death on March 18.
BDST: 1553 HRS, SEP 20, 2020