11 more die, 969 test positive for Covid-19 in last 24 hrs

Published : 12 May 2020, 16:49

Jagoroniya Desk

Bangladesh reported 11 more deaths from the novel coronavirus in the last 24 hours till Tuesday noon, taking the body count to 250.

However, Bangladesh recorded the highest single day cases from coronavirus infection as 969 more people tested positive in the last 24 hours.

With the latest figure, the number of total confirmed cases jumped to 16,660.

Prof Dr Nasima Sultana, Additional Director General of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS), disclosed the information in the daily online health bulletin, held at the Management Information System (MIS) on Tuesday afternoon.

In the last 24 hours, 38 coronavirus testing laboratories across the country, tested 6,773 samples, she added.

Some 245 more coronavirus infected patients were released from various hospitals after making full recovery from the extremely infectious disease in the past 24 hours, she said, adding that a total of 3,147 have returned to their homes after full recovery.

Source: Daily Sun

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