Bangladesh logs highest 19 deaths from coronavirus, 1,162 infections in a day
Bangladesh logged the highest deaths and infections of COVID-19 in last 24 hours until 8:00am on Tuesday. More 19 people died and 1162 tested positive for the novel coronavirus infection . With the latest figures, the death toll hits 269 and the number of infections 17,822 in the country, said Nasima Sultana, additional director general of the Directorate General of Health Services in the daily online bulletin on the COVID-19 situation. Among the deceased, seven were female and 12 were male.
In the last 24 hours, 214 more people got recovered from the disease totalling the number 3,361. In the last 24 hours, 41 coronavirus testing laboratories across the country tested 7900 samples, Nasima said. Bangladesh reported its first coronavirus case on March 8 while the first death on March 18. World Health Organisation confirms 41,39,794 cases and 28,5,328 deaths globally until Wednesday noon.