Country sees 349 deaths with highest 21 in 24 hrs
Published : Monday, 18 May, 2020 at 2:44 PM Count : 1070
Bangladesh has recorded 349 deaths from novel coronavirus with highest 21 in a single day, the DGHS said on Monday..
Meanwhile, 1,602 infected cases--also the highest in a day--were reported in last 24 hours, taking the tally to 23,870.
Additional Director General of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) Prof Dr Nasima Sultana confirmed in a daily online health bulletin.
A total of 9,788 samples were tested across the country.
More 212 coronavirus patients recovered from the disease. Total number of recovery cases now stood at 4,585, Dr Nasima said.
Worldwide death toll from coronavirus pandemic reached 316,671 as of Monday morning.