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Total 520,690 cases, 7,734 deaths

Bangladesh reports 16 deaths, 785 corona cases in 24-hr

Staff Correspondent |
Update: 2021-01-08 16:11:54
Bangladesh reports 16 deaths, 785 corona cases in 24-hr

Bangladesh today confirmed 16 deaths from the coronavirus (COVID-19) infection in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 7,734. 

According to the Health authorities, 785 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours raising the total number of coronavirus cases in the country to 520,690.

The Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) disclosed the update of the country’s coronavirus situation issuing a press release this afternoon.

As 833 patients have recovered in last 24 hours, the number of total recoveries reached 465,279, it also said.

A total of 3,331,491 samples have been tested so far with 13,681 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: 1610 HRS, JAN 08, 2021

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