Bangladesh reports 32 Covid 19 deaths, 4,39,694 total recoveries
Bangladesh reports 32 Covid-19 deaths, 4,39,694 total recoveries
| 21 Dec 2020, 18:24
Bangladesh recorded 32 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) deaths and 1,470 fresh cases overnight.
The recovery count rose to 4,39,694 after another 2,167 patients were discharged from the hospitals during the period, a press release of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) said today (Monday).
“Thirty-two more COVID-19 patients died in the last 24 hours, increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 7,312,” the release said.
It said the tally of infections has surged to 5,02,183 as 1,470 new cases were confirmed in the last 24 hours.
A total of 15,669 samples were tested at 160 authorized laboratories across the country during the time.
Of the total sample tests in the past 24 hours, 9.38 percent tested positive, while 16.24 percent cases were detected from the total tests conducted so far, the release added.
Among the total infections, 87.56 percent patients have recovered, while 1.46 percent died so far since the first COVID-19 positive cases were reported in the country on March 8.