Bangladesh coronavirus: New cases 1684, deaths 16


Dhaka, Oct 14: Bangladesh on Wednesday recorded 1,684 more cases of the novel coronavirus, bringing the total to 3,82,959.

Of the total patients, 2,97,449 recovered, with 1,576 made recovery in the last 24 hours.

The daily count came from test of 14,411 samples in the past day. As of today, the number of total sample test stood at 21,12,448.

However, the country today reported 16 more deaths from the deadly virus, taking the tally to 5,593.

Bangladesh first reported its COVID-19 cases on March 8. Since then the country has been struggling to limit spread of the highly contagious virus.

Coronavirus first emerged in the Chinese city of Wuhan in December last year, and then spread to newer countries and territories.

As of Wednesday, the epidemic infected 38,406,711 people and killed 1,091,593 across the globe, according to Worldometer, a website which compiles number of new coronavirus cases and deaths from it.

However, total number of people who recovered from the coronavirus pandemic reached 28,875,950 across the world.