Bangladesh today confirmed 20 deaths from coronavirus infection in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 8,023.
According to the Health authorities, 473 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours raising the total number of coronavirus cases in the country to 531,799.
The Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) disclosed the update of the country’s coronavirus situation issuing a press release this afternoon.
As 487 patients have recovered in last 24 hours, the number of total recoveries reached 476,413, it also said.
A total of 3,555,558 samples have been tested so far with 14,169 samples tested in 200 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: 1657 HRS, JAN 24, 2021