Bangladesh today confirmed 23 more deaths from coronavirus (COVID-19) infection in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 5,861.
According to the Health authorities, 1,493 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours raising the total number of coronavirus cases in the country to 4,03,079.
The Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) disclosed the update of the country’s coronavirus situation issuing a press release this afternoon.
As 1,610 patients have recovered in last 24 hours, the number of total recoveries reached 3,19,733, it also said.
A total of 22,96,321 samples have been tested so far as 12,357 samples tested in 111 coronavirus testing laboratories across the country in last 24 hours, the release added.
Bangladesh reported its first Coronaviurs case on March 8 while first death on March 18.
BDST: 1537 HRS, OCT 28, 2020