Bangladesh today confirmed 23 deaths from the coronavirus (COVID-19) infection in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 7,599.
According to the Health authorities, 684 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours raising the total number of coronavirus cases in the country to 515,184.
The Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) disclosed the update of the country’s coronavirus situation issuing a press release this afternoon.
As 964 patients have recovered in last 24 hours, the number of total recoveries reached 459,620, it also said.
A total of 3,249,402 samples have been tested so far with 9,701 samples tested in 180 coronavirus testing laboratories across the country in last 24 hours, the release added.
Bangladesh reported its first Coronavirus case on March 8 while first death on March 18.
BDST: 1630 HRS, JAN 02, 2021