COVID-19: 15 More Die, 1,600 Test Positive in 24Hrs

Desk Report

Published: 15 Oct 2020, 04:32 pm

Bangladesh reported 15 new deaths from the novel coronavirus infection in a daily count, taking a total of 5,608.

Another 1,600 coronavirus patients are found in 24 hours, raising the total number of infections to 3, 84,559.

A press release of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) made the disclosure on Thursday afternoon.

Health authorities reported another 1,780 people recovered from the disease in a day, rising the total number of recoveries to 299,229.

In the last 24 hours, 109 coronavirus testing laboratories across the country tested 14,104 samples.

Of the total sample tests, 11.34 percent tested positive in the past 24 hours, while 18.08 percent cases were detected from the total tests conducted so far, the release added.

Among the total infections, 77.81 percent of 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.

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