Covid-19: Bangladesh’s death toll reaches 5,500 as 23 more pass away

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Dhaka, Oct 10: The country also logged 377,073 coronavirus cases with 1,203 more people testing positive over the same period, according to a press release issued by the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) Saturday.

At the same time, the recovery count rose to 291,365 after another 1,453 patients were discharged from the hospitals.

A total of 10,859 samples were tested at 109 authorized laboratories across the country during the time.

Of the total sample tests in the past 24 hours, 11.08% tested positive, while 18.29% of cases were detected from the total tests conducted so far, the release added.

Among the total infections, 77.27% of patients have recovered, while 1.46% died so far since the first Covid-19 positive cases were reported in the country on March 8.