Bangladesh today confirmed 17 more deaths from coronavirus (COVID-19) infection in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 5,477.
According to the Health authorities, 1,278 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours raising the total number of coronavirus cases in the country to 375,870.
The Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) has made the update of the country’s coronavirus situation issuing a press release this afternoon.
As 1,596 patients have recovered in last 24 hours, the number of total recoveries reached 289,912, it also said.
A total of 20,50,669 samples have been tested so far as 11,506 samples tested in 109 coronavirus testing laboratories across the country in last 24 hours, the release added.
Bangladesh reported its first croronaviurs case on March 8 while first death on March 18.