Sun News Desk: Bangladesh government reported one Covid-19 death and at the same time 170 cases recorded in the last 24 hours.
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The Directorate General of Health Services said this in a press release on Friday (August 16).
The total number of Covid-19 deaths in the country is currently 29,315 and With the new infections, the total number of Coronavirus cases rose to 20,09,604, the release added.
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The new cases were found after testing 4,824 samples across the country in the last 24 hours.
During the period, 334 Covid-19 patients have recovered from the illness. And the total number of recoveries now stands at 19,52,838, said the release.
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Note that Bangladesh detected its first coronavirus patient on 8 March in 2020 and recorded its first death of the disease on 18 March that year.
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