Coronavirus: Bangladesh reports 17 more deaths, 1842 fresh cases


Dhaka, Nov 05: Bangladesh on Thursday recorded 1,842 more cases of the novel coronavirus, bringing the total to 4,16,006.

Of the total patients, 3,33,588 recovered, with 1,891 made recovery in the last 24 hours.

The daily count came from test of 15,225 samples in the past day. As of today, the number of total sample test stood at 24,04,902.

However, the country today reported 17 more deaths from the deadly virus, taking the tally to 6,021.

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 Thursday, the epidemic infected 48,535,619 people and killed 1,232,764 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 34,773,680 across the world.