Bangladesh today confirmed 17 deaths from the coronavirus (COVID-19) infection in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 7,687.
According to the Health authorities, 978 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours raising the total number of coronavirus cases in the country to 518,898.
The Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) disclosed the update of the country’s coronavirus situation issuing a press release this afternoon.
As 1,021 patients have recovered in last 24 hours, the number of total recoveries reached 463,480, it also said.
A total of 3,302,429 samples have been tested so far with 15,544 samples tested in 181 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: 1535 HRS, JAN 06, 2021