Coronavirus: 27 die, 932 infected, 1327 recover in 24 hours


Dhaka, Dec 28: The death toll from coronavirus has reached 7,479 as 27 more people died from the disease in the last 24 hours.

Besides, 932 more tested positive for the virus, raising the number of such cases to 510,080, Directorate General of Health Services said in a press release on Monday.

In the last 24 hours, 12,617 samples were examined and out of them 932 got positive results for the virus. Apart from, 1,327 more recovered from the virus, taking the total recoveries to 453,318 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 1,773,407 people globally, according to Worldometer, a website which compiles number of new coronavirus cases and deaths from it.

As many as 81,205,559 people worldwide caught the virus. Among them, 57,355,677 people recovered from the virus, the website said.