One more person has died from coronavirus in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 21 in the country. Besides, 112 other people have been diagnosed with the virus during the period. With this, the total number of infected patients has increased to 330.
Health Minister Zahid Maleque made the disclosures joining a regular bulletin of the Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research (IEDCR).
In the past 24 hours, samples of the 1097 people were tested across the country. Among these, 618 were in Dhaka.
Meanwhile, the global death toll from coronavirus has reached 88,502 as of Thursday morning.
Besides, it has infected 1,518,719 people around the world after the highly contagious disease was first reported in China in December last year, according to worldometer.
Of those infected, 1,099,628 are currently being treated with 48,079 being in serious or critical condition.
So far, 330,589 people have recovered.