Bangladesh reports 19 COVID-19 deaths, 3,13,563 total recoveries


Dhaka, Oct 24: Bangladesh on Saturday recorded 1,094 more cases of the novel coronavirus, bringing the total to 3,97,507.

Of the total patients, 3,13,563 recovered, with 1,498 made recovery in the last 24 hours.

The daily count came from test of 10,998 samples in the past day. As of today, the number of total sample test stood at 22,46,486.

However, the country today reported 19 more deaths from the deadly virus, taking the tally to 5,780.

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 Saturday, the epidemic infected 42,549,383 people and killed 1,150,163 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 31,456,279 across the world.