Bangladesh confirms 14 more deaths from Covid-19 in last 24 hours and total death toll stands at 6,173
- Total infected: 430,496
- Total death: 6,173
- Total recovery: 347,849
- Total sample test: 2,527,134
In the past 24 hours, 1,531 people have tested positive for novel coronavirus (Covid-19), and the total number of cases in the country now stands at 430,496.
Bangladesh reported an infection rate of 12.98% out of the 11,795 tests carried out in a day.
As of Saturday 8am, Bangladesh has confirmed 14 more deaths from the Covid-19 in the last 24 hours.
The country's death toll from the virus now stands at 6,173, according to a press release issued by the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).
1,462 patients were declared free of Covid-19 during the same period, raising the total number of recoveries to 347,849 with a recovery rate of 80.8%
Among the latest day's victims, 10 were male and four female. 13 passed away in different hospitals across the country, while one died at home.
Moreover, eight of them hailed from Dhaka, two from Chattogram and one each from Rajshahi, Khulna, Rangpur and Mymensingh divisions.
A total of 2,470,164 samples have been tested in the country so far.
The gender breakdown of Covid-19 victims shows that 4,751 of the total deceased are male and 1,422 are female.
The country's maiden cases were reported on March 8 this year and the first death from the virus was reported on March 18.