10906 new Covid cases, 14 deaths in 24 hrs

Special Correspondent Dhaka
Published: 23 January 2022, 05:33 PM
10906 new Covid cases, 14 deaths in 24 hrs
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The Bangladesh government recorded 10,906 new COVID-19 cases and 14 deaths in the last 24 hours. 

With this, the total infections stood at 16,85,136 and fatalities rose to 28,223, a health directorate press release said on Sunday.

As many as 35,051 samples were collected and 34,854 tested in the past day.

During the period, 782 more patients recovered from the illness, taking the total number of recoveries to 15,56,861.

Bangladesh, however, first reported its coronavirus cases on March 8, 2020. 

The virus first emerged in the Chinese city of Wuhan in December 2019 and then it spread to other countries.

To date, the epidemic infected 350,157,675 people and killed 5,611,316 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 virus reached 278,655,051 across the world.