1251 coronavirus cases in Bangladesh, 21 more die
Published : 19 May 2020, 15:44
Confirmed coronavirus infection cases have crossed the 25,000 mark in Bangladesh as more 1,251 people tested positive in the last 24 hours in the country.
With the latest figure, the number of total confirmed cases jumped to 25,121.
The country also witnessed deaths of 21 more people from Covid-19 over the same period, taking the number of fatalities to 370 in the country.
Prof Dr Nasima Sultana, currently serving as Director General of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS), disclosed the information in the daily online health bulletin, held at the Management Information System (MIS) on Tuesday afternoon.
In the last 24 hours, 42 coronavirus testing laboratories across the country, tested 8,449 samples, she added.
However, 408 people were cured of the ailment in the last 24-hours, bringing the count to 4,993.
Bangladesh reported its first croronaviurs case on March 8 while first death on March 18.
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