October 2, 2020, 12:32 am

Staff Correspondent

2020-08-13 16:12:09 BdST

BD reports 44 more deaths, 2617 new cases

Bangladesh today confirmed 44 more deaths from the novel coronavirus and 2,617 new cases of infection testing 13,162 samples in the last 24 hours.

With this, the death toll from the deadly virus rose to 3,557 and the number of total infections stood at 269,115, said a press release from the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) on Thursday. 

Health authorities reported that another 1,782 people have recovered from the disease in a day, taking the total number of recoveries to 154,871.

In the last 24 hours, 86 coronavirus testing laboratories across the country tested 13,162 samples.

The virus has killed 747,584 people globally and infected 20,827,622 so far.


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