Bangladesh coronavirus: Fresh cases 1320, new deaths 18


Dhaka, Oct 31: Bangladesh on Saturday recorded 1,320 more cases of the novel coronavirus, bringing the total to 4,07,684.

Of the total patients, 3,24,145 recovered, with 1,442 made recovery in the last 24 hours.

The daily count came from test of 11,532 samples in the past day. As of today, the number of total sample test stood at 23,36,262.

However, the country today reported 18 more deaths from the deadly virus, taking the tally to 5,923.

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 46,008,771 people and killed 1,195,474 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 33,300,397 across the world.