Dhaka: Bangladesh, a country which witnessed a tough phase of the COVID-19 pandemic in recent times, registered 38 deaths due to coronavirus in the past 24 hours, media reports said.
The death toll due to the virus now stands at 27,147.
The caseload surged to 1,540,110 after 1,907 people tested positive for the disease in the 24 hours to 8 am Friday, according to the latest government data, reports bdnews24.
Dhaka registered the most daily deaths and new cases among the eight divisions, logging 17 fatalities and 1,376 infections, the news portal reported.
The disease, which is believed to have originated from China in 2019, has now reached 21 countries.
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