69 die, 1359 infected & 2657 recovered

Staff Correspondent, Barta 24.com, Dhaka
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Sixty nine more people died from deadly virus corona while 1359 people were infected with the virus in the last 24 hours across the country.

This information was sent to the media on Sunday (May 2) by DGHS through a press release.

According to the press release, the latest deaths and cases of infection have brought the toll to 11579 and 761943 respectively.

The release said that during the time 14158 samples were tested at 357 authorized laboratories across the country making the total test of 5498979 samples. 2657 people have recovered bringing the recovery figure to 687328 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.