Coronavirus in Bangladesh: 112 more die in 24 hours
The death toll from Coronavirus has reached 10,497 as 112 more people died from the disease in the last 24 hours. This is the highest number of deaths due to Covid-19 recorded in a day so far.
Besides, 4,217 more tested positive for the virus, raising the number of such cases to 723,221.
Directorate General of Health Services confirmed the information through a press release on Monday.
In the last 24 hours, 24,152 samples were examined and out of them 4,217 got positive results for the virus. Apart from, 6,364 more recovered from the virus, taking the total recoveries to 621,300, 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 in 2019. The World Health Organisation declared the Coronavirus crisis a pandemic on March 11 last year.
The deadly virus spread to 219 countries and territories, killing some 3,035,109 people globally, according to Worldometer, a website which compiles number of new coronavirus cases and deaths from it.
As many as 142,102,302 people worldwide caught the virus. Among them, 120,659,014 people recovered from the virus, the website said.