Record deaths and positive cases of Covid-19 in Bangladesh

Published : 13 May 2020, 15:06

Jagoroniya Desk

Bangladesh reported the highest deaths from coronavirus in a single day as 19 more people died in the past 24 hours from the deadly disease, bringing the body count to 269.

However, as 1,162 more people tested positive in the last 24 hours, Bangladesh also reported the highest single-day cases from coronavirus infections.

The number of total confirmed cases sprung to 17,822 with the latest figure.

Prof. Dr. Nasima Sultana, Additional Director General of the Health Services Directorate (DGHS), released the details in the daily online health briefing held at the MIS on Wednesday afternoon.

In the last 24 hours, 41 coronavirus testing laboratories across the country, tested 7,900 samples, she added.

Some 214 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 3,361 have returned to their homes after full recovery.


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