Govt records 155 new Covid cases, 2 deaths

Special Correspondent Dhaka
Published: 27 November 2021, 06:04 PM | Updated: 27 November 2021, 07:10 PM
Govt records 155 new Covid cases, 2 deaths
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The government recorded 155 new COVID-19 cases and nine deaths in the last 24 hours.

With this, the total infections in the country stood at 15,75,579 and fatalities rose to 27,975, the health directorate said in a press release on Saturday.

The daily count came from a test of 13,462 samples in the past day.

Of the total patients, 15,40,018 recovered, with 188 made recovery in the last 24 hours.

Bangladesh first reported its COVID-19 cases on March 8 last year. Since then the country has been struggling to limit the 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.

To date, the epidemic infected 261,039,787 people and killed 5,209,667 across the globe, according to Worldometer, a website that compiles the number of new coronavirus cases and deaths from it.

However, the total number of people who recovered from the coronavirus pandemic reached 235,871,670 across the world.