More 197 people die, 8465 get covid & 11457 recovered 



Staff Correspondent, Barta24.com, Dhaka
Photo: Md. Hasan, Barta24.com

Photo: Md. Hasan, Barta24.com

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One hundred ninety seven  more people died from deadly virus corona while 8465 people got infected by the virus in the last 24 hours across the country.

This information was sent to the media on Friday (August 13) by DGHS through a press release.

According to the press release, the latest deaths and cases of infection have brought the toll to 23810 and 1405333 respectively.

The release said that during the time 40641 samples were tested at 613 authorized laboratories across the country making the total test of 8342190 samples. 11457 people have recovered bringing the recovery figure to 1273522 so far.

It may be mentioned here that the first case of corona infection was detected in Bangladesh on last March 8 (2020) while the first death occurred on March 18.