Bangladesh reports 21 Covid 19 deaths, 2,77,078 total recoveries
Bangladesh reports 21 Covid-19 deaths, 2,77,078 total recoveries
| 01 Oct 2020, 17:25
Bangladesh today (Thursday) recorded 21 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) deaths and 1,508 fresh cases overnight.
The recovery count rose to 2,77,078 after another 1,591 patients were discharged from the hospitals during the period, a press release of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) said today.
“Twenty-one more COVID-19 patients died in the last 24 hours, increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 5,272” the release said.
It said the tally of infections has surged to 3,64,987 as 1,508 new cases were confirmed in the last 24 hours.
A total of 11,420 samples were tested at 108 authorized laboratories across the country during the time.
Of the total sample tests in the past 24 hours, 13.20 percent tested positive, while 18.63 percent cases were detected from the total tests conducted so far, the release added.
Among the total infections, 75.91 percent patients have recovered, while 1.44 percent died so far since the first COVID-19 positive cases were reported in the country on March 8.