Bangladesh today confirmed 20 deaths from the coronavirus (COVID-19) infection in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 7,942.
According to the Health authorities, 702 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours raising the total number of coronavirus cases in the country to 529,031.
The Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) disclosed the update of the country’s coronavirus situation issuing a press release this afternoon.
As 682 patients have recovered in last 24 hours, the number of total recoveries reached 473,855, it also said.
A total of 3,485,257 samples have been tested so far with 15,097 samples tested in 199 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: 1945 HRS, JAN 19, 2021