More 159 people die, 6566 get covid & 10153 recovered
One hundred fifty nine more people died from deadly virus corona while 6566 people got infected by the virus in the last 24 hours across the country.
This information was sent to the media on Thursday day (August 19) by DGHS through a press release.
According to the press release, the latest deaths and cases of infection have brought the toll to 24878 and 1447210 respectively.
The release said that during the time 37226 samples were tested at 719 authorized laboratories across the country making the total test of 8559054 samples. 10153 people have recovered bringing the recovery figure to 1337181 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.