Covid-19: 38 more die, 2,060 test positive in 24hrs

Published : 22 Nov 2020, 16:40

Sahos Desk

Bangladesh announced a daily count of 38 new deaths from novel coronavirus infections, for a total of 6,388.

A further 2,060 patients with coronavirus were identified within 24 hours, taking the total number of infections to 447,341.

The announcement was made on Sunday afternoon in a press release from the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

Another 2,076 individuals recovered from the disease every day were registered by health officials, taking the total number of recoveries to 362,428.

In the last 24 hours, 13,870 samples were tested by 114 coronavirus testing laboratories across the country.

14.85 percent of the total sample samples have tested positive in the past 24 hours, while 16.89 percent of the total tests performed so far have been detected, the release added.

Of the total infections, 81.02 percent of patients have recovered, while 1.43 percent have died so far since the country announced the first COVID-19 positive cases on March 8.

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