1,586 new coronavirus cases, 14 deaths in 24 hours

FE ONLINE REPORT | Published: October 23, 2020 16:39:23 | Updated: October 24, 2020 09:31:52

1,586 new coronavirus cases, 14 deaths in 24 hours

Bangladesh registered another 14 deaths from coronavirus disease (Covid-19) in the past 24 hours to 8:00 am on Friday, taking the total number of fatalities to 5,761 in the country, according to official data.

Besides, some 1,586 fresh infections were recorded during the period, pushing the total case count to 396,413 according to a press release issued by the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

As many as 1,533 patients recovered from the Covid-19 during the 24-hour period, the release added, saying that the recovery rate rose to 78.72 per cent while the death declined to 1.45 per cent.

Among the deceased, 13 were men and one women.

The country tested a total of 14,119 samples in its 111 authorised labs during the period under review, bringing the total number of samples tested to over 2.2 million, according to the DGHS release.


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