Publish: 08 Jan 2021, 05:14 pm
Bangladesh logged 16 more deaths from the novel coronavirus in the last 24 hours till Friday 8am.
The country's death toll from the virus now stands at 7,734, according to a press release issued by the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).
In the last 24 hours, 785 people tested positive for Covid-19, taking the number of novel coronavirus cases in the country to5,20,690.
The latest day's infection rate was 5.74% of the total tests. The overall infection rate in the country to date was 15.63%. The death rate currently stands at 1.49%.