More 145 people die, 5993 get covid & 10574 recovered
One hundred forty five more people died from deadly virus corona while 5993 people got infected by the virus in the last 24 hours across the country.
This information was sent to the media on Friday day (August 20) by DGHS through a press release.
According to the press release, the latest deaths and cases of infection have brought the toll to 25023 and 1453203 respectively.
The release said that during the time 34927 samples were tested at 724 authorized laboratories across the country making the total test of 8593946 samples. 10574 people have recovered bringing the recovery figure to 1347755 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.