Bangladesh reports 19 Covid 19 deaths, 3,13,563 total recoveries
Bangladesh reports 19 Covid-19 deaths, 3,13,563 total recoveries
| 24 Oct 2020, 17:15
Bangladesh today (Saturday) recorded 19 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) deaths and 1,094 fresh cases overnight.
The recovery count rose to 3,13,563 after another 1,498 patients were discharged from the hospitals during the period, a press release of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) said today.
“Nineteen more COVID-19 patients died in the last 24 hours, increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 5,780” the release said.
It said the tally of infections has surged to 3,97,507 as 1,094 new cases were confirmed in the last 24 hours.
A total of 10,998 samples were tested at 111 authorized laboratories across the country during the time.
Of the total sample tests in the past 24 hours, 9.95 percent tested positive, while 17.69 percent cases were detected from the total tests conducted so far, the release added.
Among the total infections, 78.88 percent patients have recovered, while 1.45 percent died so far since the first COVID-19 positive cases were reported in the country on March 8.