Bangladesh confirms 21 more deaths, 1251 new cases
Live Correspondent: Bangladesh reported more deaths in the last 24 hours till Tuesday, taking the death toll in the country to 370. Besides, the confirmed coronavirus cases have shot to 25,121 with 1,251 more reported during the period.
Coronavirus Update in Bangladesh Update on: (19-May-2020)
Prof Dr Nasima Sultana, additional director general of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS), came up with the disclosure in the daily online health bulletin at the Management Information System (MIS) in the afternoon.
She said 408 more patients recovered from Covid-19 disease in the last 24 hours, taking the number of people making recovery to 4,993.
Prof Nasima said 8,449 were tested in 42 labs across the country in the last 24 hours. With this, a total of 193,645 samples have so far been tested in the country.
On Monday, Bangladesh reported record 21 deaths from coronavirus and highest 1,602 cases. Meanwhile, the global death toll from coronavirus has reached 320,130 as of Tuesday morning.
Besides, it has so far infected 4,890,863 people around the world, according to Worldometer.Currently, 2,663,341 confirmed COVID-19 patients are being treated and 44,765 of them are in serious or critical condition.
So far, 1,907,392 have made recovery from the disease.Coronavirus, first reported in China in December last, is affecting 213 countries and territories around the world and two international conveyances.
The US has been the worst-hit country with the highest number of infections and deaths at 1,550,294 and 91,981 respectively.
Dhaka, 19, May (campuslive24.com)//Ait