Bangladesh sees 24 more deaths, 1545 fresh cases


Dhaka, Oct 21: Bangladesh on Wednesday recorded 1,545 more cases of the novel coronavirus, bringing the total to 3,93,131.

Of the total patients, 3,09,445 recovered, with 1,704 made recovery in the last 24 hours.

The daily count came from test of 14,086 samples in the past day. As of today, the number of total sample test stood at 22,06,411.

However, the country today reported 24 more deaths from the deadly virus, taking the tally to 5,723.

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 41,094,659 people and killed 1,130,550 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 30,656,145 across the world.