One Covid death, 15 cases recorded in 24 hrs
The Bangladesh government reported one COVID-19 death and 15 cases in the last 24 hours.
With this, the total number of fatalities remained at 29,434, and infections rose to 20,36,612.
The Directorate General of Health Services said this in a press release on Friday.
The new cases were found after testing 1,898 samples in the past day.
During the period, 90 patients recovered from the illness, taking the total recoveries to 19,85,989.
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 648,749,115 people and killed 6,642,938 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 626,309,382 across the world.