Bangladesh records 36 more deaths, 1,593 virus cases
Published : Thursday, 17 September, 2020 at 3:25 PM Count : 350
Thirty-six more deaths and 1,593 COVID-19 positive cases were recorded in last 24 hours in Bangladesh.
Now, the country's death toll stood at 4,859 while the infection cases at 3,44,264, according to a Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) handout on Thursday.
Of the dead patients, 28 were men while eight were women.
In the past 24 hours, 1,673 samples were tested. Total 1,783,779 samples have been tested till this afternoon.
Some 2,443 more corona patients made recovery during this time, taking the total number to 2,50,412.
Bangladesh reported its first coronavirus cases on March 8 and the first death on March 18.