Bangladesh coronavirus deaths rise to 5838

Special Correspondent Published: 27 October 2020, 04:20 PM
Bangladesh coronavirus deaths rise to 5838

Bangladesh on Tuesday recorded 1,335 more cases of the novel coronavirus, bringing the total to 3,01,586.

Of the total patients, 3,18,123 recovered, with 1,523 made recovery in the last 24 hours.

The daily count came from test of 12,617 samples in the past day. As of today, the number of total sample test stood at 22,83,974.

However, the country today reported 20 more deaths from the deadly virus, taking the tally to 5,838.

Bangladesh first reported its COVID-19 cases on March 8. Since then the country has been struggling to limit spread of the highly contagious virus.

Coronavirus first emerged in the Chinese city of Wuhan in December last year, and then spread to newer countries and territories.

As of Tuesday, the epidemic infected 43,846,157 people and killed 1,165,461 across the globe, according to Worldometer, a website which compiles number of new coronavirus cases and deaths from it.

However, total number of people who recovered from the coronavirus pandemic reached 32,215,733 across the world.

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