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Bangladesh records 16 new COVID-19 deaths in past 24 hours

Just Earth News | @justearthnews | 17 Oct 2021

 Bangladesh records 16 new COVID-19 deaths in past 24 hours

PID Bangladesh

Dhaka: Bangladesh, a nation which witnessed a deadly pandemic surge in recent times, has registered 16 COVID-19 deaths in the past 24 hours, media reports said on Sunday.

The death toll due to the virus now stands at 27,768.

The COVID-19 caseload rose to 1,565,488 as 314 people tested positive for the disease in the 24 hours to 8 am on Sunday, according to the latest government data as quoted by bdnews24.

Dhaka registered the most daily deaths and new cases among the eight divisions, logging 7 fatalities and 208 infections, reported the news portal.

Meanwhile, 529 people recovered from the disease in the past 24 hours.