Two more coronavirus patients die, 665 test positive in 24hrs: DGHS
Two people died of coronavirus infections in the last 24 hours, the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) said today. The death toll now stands at 177, said Prof Dr Nasima Sultana, additional director general (administration) of DGHS, during a briefing. Six hundred and sixty-five people have tested positive for Covid-19 in the last 24 hours. This is the highest number of infections detected so far in the country.
With this, the total number of infected has reached 9,455. A total of 5,368 samples were tested across the country since yesterday, Dr Nasima added. Among the two deceased, one was aged between 11-20 while the other above 60. One of them was from Rangpur and another from Narayanganj. A total of 61 persons were put under isolation across the country in the last 24 hours, she also said.