23 die, 1209 infected, 1560 recovered in 24 hours

Staff Correspondent, Barta24.com
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Dhaka: Twenty three died from deadly virus corona while 1209 people were infected fresh with the virus in the last 24 hours across the country.


This information was divulged to the media on Saturday(0ctober 17) by DGHS through a press release.


According to a press release, the latest deaths and cases of infection have brought the toll to 5646 and 387295 respectively.


The release said that during the time 11578 samples were tested at 109 laboratories across the country making the total test of 2151682 samples. 1560 people have recovered bringing the recovery figure to 302298 so far.  


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