21 more die, 578 get infected & 663 recovered in 24 hours

Staff Correspondent, Barta24.com, Dhaka
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Twenty one people died from deadly virus corona while 578 people tested positive with the virus in the last 24 hours across the country.

This information was divulged to the media on Saturday (January 16) by DGHS through a press release.

According to the press release, the latest deaths and cases of infection have brought the toll to 7883 and 527063 respectively.

The release said that during the time 12215 samples were tested at 199 laboratories across the country making the total test of 3444007 samples. 663 people have recovered bringing the recovery figure to 471756 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.