Covid-19: Lowest deaths since April

Published: 20 Jan 2021     Updated: 20 Jan 2021

Online Desk

Bangladesh has recorded 8 Covid-20 deaths and 656 new cases  in 24 hours,  the lowest daily count since May last.

According to a press release issued on Wednesday by the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS), a total of 15,410 samples were tested at 199 authorized laboratories across the country during the time.

Of the total sample tests in the past 24 hours, 4.26 percent tested positive, while 15.13 percent cases were detected from the total tests conducted so far, the release added.

Among the total infections, 89.58 percent patients have recovered, while 1.50 percent died so far.

The first COVID-19 positive cases were reported in the country on March 8.

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