Bangladesh today confirmed 31 deaths from the coronavirus (COVID-19) infection in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 7,718.
According to the Health authorities, 1,007 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours raising the total number of coronavirus cases in the country to 519,905.
The Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) disclosed the update of the country’s coronavirus situation issuing a press release this afternoon.
As 966 patients have recovered in last 24 hours, the number of total recoveries reached 464,446, it also said.
A total of 3,317,810 samples have been tested so far with 15,381 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: 1600 HRS, JAN 07, 2021