Covid-19: 26 more die, 1,488 test positive in 24hrs

Sun Online Desk

29th September, 2020 03:25:55 printer

Covid-19: 26 more die, 1,488 test positive in 24hrs

Bangladesh reported 32 new deaths from the novel coronavirus infection in a daily count, taking a total of 5,219.

Another 1,488 coronavirus patients are found in 24 hours, raising the total number of infections to 362,043.

A press release of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) made the disclosure on Tuesday afternoon.

Health authorities reported another 1,625 people to have recovered from the disease in a day, rising the total number of recoveries to 273,698.

In the last 24 hours, 93 coronavirus testing laboratories across the country tested 12,869 samples.

Of the total sample tests, 11.56 percent tested positive in the past 24 hours, while 18.72 percent cases were detected from the total tests conducted so far, the release added.

Among the total infections, 75.60 percent patients have recovered, while 1.44 percent died so far since the first COVID-19 positive cases were reported in the country on March 8.