Bangladesh coronavirus: New cases 1568, fresh fatalities 18


Dhaka, Nov 01: Bangladesh on Sunday recorded 1,568 more cases of the novel coronavirus, bringing the total to 4,09,252.

Of the total patients, 3,25,940 recovered, with 1,795 made recovery in the last 24 hours.

The daily count came from test of 12,549 samples in the past day. As of today, the number of total sample test stood at 23,48,811.

However, the country today reported 18 more deaths from the deadly virus, taking the tally to 5,941.

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 Sunday, the epidemic infected 46,441,113 people and killed 1,201,037 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 33,529,794 across the world.