7 more deaths, 497 fresh positive cases from Covid-19
Seven more people died of coronavirus infection in the last 24 hours, taking the number of deaths to 152 in the country. Besides, 497 more people tested positive for Covid-19 over the same period, raising the total number of confirmed cases to 5,913.
Prof Dr Nasima Sultana, additional director general of Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS), disclosed the latest figures of deaths and infections in the daily online bulletin of DGHS on coronavirus situation in Dhaka on Monday. According to DGHS, a total of 131 individuals have recovered from the disease so far since Bangladesh recorded its first Covid-19 case on March 8.
“We’ve carried out tests on 3,812 samples collected from across the country and 497 more patients have been diagnosed with coronavirus infection. The total number of infections has risen to 5,913,” she said.