Coronavirus: 21 die, 1837 infected, 1694 recover in 24 hours


Dhaka, Nov 15: The death toll from coronavirus has reached 6,194 as 21 more people died from the disease in the last 24 hours.

Besides, 1,837 more tested positive for the virus, raising the number of such cases to 432,333.

Directorate General of Health Services said in a press release on Saturday.

In the last 24 hours, 14,006 samples were examined and out of them 1,837 got positive results for the virus. Apart from, 1,694 more recovered from the virus, taking the total recoveries to 349,542, the press release added.

Bangladesh reported its first three cases of COVID-19 on March 8.

The new coronavirus pandemic first emerged in the Chinese city of Wuhan in December last year. The World Health Organisation declared the coronavirus crisis a pandemic on March 11.

The deadly virus spread to 213 countries and territories, killing some 1,319,380 people globally, according to Worldometer, a website which compiles number of new coronavirus cases and deaths from it.

As many as 54,407,408 people worldwide caught the virus. Among them, 37,936,241 people recovered from the virus, the website said.