Bangladesh today confirmed 5 deaths from coronavirus infection in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 8,379.
According to the Health authorities, 428 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours raising the total number of coronavirus cases in the country to 544,544.
The Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) disclosed the update of the country’s coronavirus situation issuing a press release this afternoon.
As 911 patients have recovered in last 24 hours, the number of total recoveries reached 493,798, it also said.
A total of 3,987,676 samples have been tested so far with 16,152 samples tested in 214 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: 1542 HRS, FEB 24, 2021