Bangladesh reports 26 more Covid deaths, 848 new cases

Staff Correspondent | Published: 16:51, May 14,2021 | Updated: 20:55, May 14,2021


Bangladesh logged an additional 26 Covid-19 deaths and 848 infections in the past 24 hours until Friday 8:00am counting the death toll to 12,102 and infections to 7,79,535 in the country.

A Directorate General of Health Services handout came up with the latest Covid update.

Among the deceased, 19 were males and 7 were female patients.

Some 7,835 specimens were tested in the timeline across the country.

Bangladesh had tested a total of 56,98,524 specimens as of May 14.   

A total of 852 patients were declared free from novel coronavirus infection in the past 24 hours totalling the recovery to 7,20,471.

Bangladesh on March 8, 2020 reported the first Covid-19 positive cases while the first death was logged ten days later on March 18, 2020.

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