Bangladesh today confirmed 26 more deaths from coronavirus (COVID-19) infection in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 5,219.
According to the Health authorities, 1,488 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours raising the total number of coronavirus cases in the country to 362,043.
The Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) has made the update of the country’s coronavirus situation issuing a press release this afternoon.
As 1,625 patients have recovered in last 24 hours, the number of total recovery reached 273,698, it also said.
A total of 19,34,251 samples have been tested so far as 12,869 samples tested in 106 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: 1535 HRS, SEP 29, 2020