More 200 people die, 11579 get covid & 9997 recovered

Staff Correspondent,


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Two hundred more people died from deadly virus corona while 11579 people got infected by the virus in the last 24 hours across the country.

This information was sent to the media on Tuesday (July 20) by DGHS through a press release.

According to the press release, the latest deaths and cases of infection have brought the toll to 18325 and 1128889 respectively.

The release said that during the time 39510 samples were tested at 605 authorized laboratories across the country making the total test of 7339909 samples. 9997 people have recovered bringing the recovery figure to 951340 so far.

It may be mentioned here that the first case of corona infection was detected in Bangladesh on last March 8 (2020) while the first death occurred on March 18.