More 117 people die, 5717 get covid & 8982 recovered 



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

Photo: Md. Hasan, Barta24.com

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One hundred seventeen more people died from deadly virus corona while 5717 people got infected by the virus in the last 24 hours across the country.

This information was sent to the media on Monday (August 23) by DGHS through a press release.

According to the press release, the latest deaths and cases of infection have brought the toll to 25399 and 1467715 respectively.

The release said that during the time 36719 simples  were tested at 724 authorized laboratories across the country making the total test of 8686236 samples. 8982 people have recovered bringing the recovery figure to 1372856 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.