One Covid death, 239 cases recorded in 24 hrs

Jago News Desk Published: 9 August 2022, 04:46 PM
One Covid death, 239 cases recorded in 24 hrs
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The Bangladesh government reported one COVID-19 death and 239 cases in the last 24 hours.

With this, the total number of fatalities rose to 29,308 and infections stood at 20,07,870. 

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

The new cases were found after testing 5,504 samples in the past day.

During the period, 489 more patients recovered from the illness, taking the total recoveries to 19,49,154.

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 590,443,154 people and killed 6,439,059 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 562,216,584 across the world.