23 more virus deaths reported in Bangladesh
Published : Saturday, 17 October, 2020 at 3:43 PM Count : 279
Bangladesh on Saturday reported 23 more deaths from novel coronavirus, taking the total number to 5,646.
Of those, 18 were male and five were female. All of them died at different hospitals across the country.
In last 24 hours, 1,209 more virus cases were recorded after testing 11,573 samples at 110 labs.
Now, the infection cases stands at 3,87,295.
The Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) confirmed the matter through a press release signed by Prof Dr Nasima Sultana, Additional Director General of DGHS, this afternoon.
Some 1,560 more patients were declared free from the virus infection in the past 24 hours, raising the total recovered number to 3,02,298.
Bangladesh reported its first coronavirus cases on March 8 and the first death on March 18.