Bangladesh reports 28 deaths, 3,64,611 total recoveries

Published : 23 Nov 2020, 17:34

Sahos Desk

On Monday, Bangladesh reported 28 deaths from novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in the past 24 hours, raising the pandemic's death toll to 6,416.

The infection count rose to 4,497,60 as 2,419 new cases were confirmed over the period.

After a further 2,183 patients were discharged from hospitals during the time, the recovery count rose to 3,64,611, a press release from the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) said on Monday afternoon.

A total of 16,059 samples were tested during the period at 117 licensed laboratories across the nation, the release said.

Of the total sample tests performed in the past 24 hours, 15.06 percent tested positive, while 16.88 percent of the total tests conducted so far were reported, the release added.

Of the total infections, 81.07 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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