Another 15 people died after being infected with the coronavirus in the country over the last 24 hours. With the number the death toll has climbed to 5,818. During the period 1,436 fresh coronavirus infected cases were traced across the country. The number of infected cases has surged to 4,00,251.
The information was delivered through a press release of the health directorate signed by its Additional Director General (Administration) Professor Dr. Nasima Sultana.
In the last 24 hours 13,666 samples were collected and total 13,758 samples were tested in 111 laboratories throughout the country.
The press release said, 1,493 people were recovered from the deadly disease in the last 24 hours. With this the number of recovery has reached at 3,16,600.
Of the total deaths due to the virus infection 480 are male (77 per cent) and 338 are female (23 per cent).