Bangladesh today confirmed 16 deaths from coronavirus infection in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 8,314.
According to the Health authorities, 443 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours raising the total number of coronavirus cases in the country to 541,877.
The Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) disclosed the update of the country’s coronavirus situation issuing a press release this afternoon.
As 633 patients have recovered in last 24 hours, the number of total recoveries reached 489,254, it also said.
A total of 3,893,654 samples have been tested so far with 16,612 samples tested in 212 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: 1614 HRS, FEB 17, 2021