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Total 524,020 cases, 7,819 deaths

Bangladesh reports 16 deaths, 718 corona cases in 24-hr

Staff Correspondent |
Update: 2021-01-12 16:33:11
Bangladesh reports 16 deaths, 718 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 7,819. 

According to the Health authorities, 718 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours raising the total number of coronavirus cases in the country to 524,020.

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

As 963 patients have recovered in last 24 hours, the number of total recoveries reached 468,681, it also said.

A total of 3,385,779 samples have been tested so far with 14,363 samples tested in 194 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 in last year.

BDST: 1635 HRS, JAN 12, 2021

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