Coronavirus in Bangladesh: Govt records 154 new Covid cases, 1 death

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Dhaka, Nov 06: The government recorded 154 new COVID-19 cases and another death in the last 24 hours.

With this, the total infections in the country stood at 15,70,835 and fatalities rose to 27,891, the health directorate said in a press release on Saturday.

The daily count came from a test of 13,072 samples in the past day.

Of the total patients, 15,34,635 recovered, with 157 made recovery in the last 24 hours.

Bangladesh first reported its COVID-19 cases on March 8 last year. Since then the country has been struggling to limit the 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.

To date, the epidemic infected 249,985,391 people and killed 5,056,579 across the globe, according to Worldometer, a website that compiles the number of new coronavirus cases and deaths from it.

However, the total number of people who recovered from the coronavirus pandemic reached 226,299,902 across the world.