Bangladesh reports 1681 coronavirus cases in 24hrs

Special Correspondent Published: 29 October 2020, 04:25 PM | Updated: 29 October 2020, 04:32 PM
Bangladesh reports 1681 coronavirus cases in 24hrs

Bangladesh on Thursday recorded 1,681 more cases of the novel coronavirus, bringing the total to 4,04,760.

Of the total patients, 3,21,281 recovered, with 1,548 made recovery in the last 24 hours.

The daily count came from test of 14,268 samples in the past day. As of today, the number of total sample test stood at 23,10,589.

However, the country today reported 25 more deaths from the deadly virus, taking the tally to 5,886.

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 Thursday, the epidemic infected 44,843,380 people and killed 1,180,352 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 32,772,479 across the world.

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