Bangladesh today confirmed 20 deaths from the coronavirus (COVID-19) infection in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 7,670.
According to the Health authorities, 991 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours raising the total number of coronavirus cases in the country to 517,920.
The Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) disclosed the update of the country’s coronavirus situation issuing a press release this afternoon.
As 944 patients have recovered in last 24 hours, the number of total recoveries reached 462,459, it also said.
A total of 3,286,885 samples have been tested so far with 14,462 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: 1612 HRS, JAN 05, 2021