Bangladesh records 509 new virus cases, another 15 die
28 January 2021 ONLINE DESK
Bangladesh has logged 509 new cases of the coronavirus in a daily count, taking the tally of infections so far to 533,953.
The death toll climbed to 8,087 after 15 fatalities were registered in the 24 hours to 8 am Thursday, according to data released by the government.
Another 611 patients recovered from the illness through treatment at home and in hospital care, bringing the tally of recoveries to 478,546.
As many as 14,830 samples were tested at 204 authorised labs across the country in the last 24 hours, yielding a positivity rate of 3.43 percent.
The latest official figures put the recovery rate at 89.61 percent, while the mortality rate stands at 1.51 percent.