Covid-19: No death, 35 cases reported in 24 hrs

Staff Reporter Published: 19 May 2022, 06:30 PM | Updated: 19 May 2022, 09:46 PM
Covid-19: No death, 35 cases reported in 24 hrs
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Bangladesh reported no COVID-19 death and 35 cases in the last 24 hours.

With this, the total fatalities are 29,127 and infections rose to 19,53,138. 

The Directorate General of Health Services said this in a press release on Thursday.

As many as 5,772 samples were collected and 5,864 ones tested in the past day.

During the period, 216 more patients recovered from the illness, taking the total recoveries to 19,00,354.

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 525,218,513 people and killed 6,295,265 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 495,009,095 across the world.