Coronavirus update news in Bangladesh: 14 more die, 236 recover
02:44 PM, May 10, 2020 / LAST MODIFIED: 03:38 PM, May 10, 2020

Highest number of new Covid-19 cases in a day reported

14 die, 887 test positive, 236 recover in 24 hours: DGHS

Fourteen people died with coronavirus infections in the last 24 hours, the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) said today.

The death toll now stands at 228, said Prof Dr Nasima Sultana, additional director general (administration) of DGHS, during a briefing.

Eight hundred and eighty-seven people have tested positive for Covid-19 in the last 24 hours. This is the highest number of infections detected throughout the country so far.

With the latest, the total number of infected has reached 14,657.

Meanwhile, 236 patients of Covid-19 have recovered around the country in the last 24 hours. The total recovery number stands at 2,650 now, the DGHS official said.

Among the deceased, 10 were male and four female, Dr Nasima said.

Of the male, four were aged between 41-50 years while two between 51-60, three between 61-70, and one 91-100.

Two of the female deceased were between 60 and 70 years old, while one was 51-60 and the other around 30-40.

The recovery rate of all Covid-19 patients is around 18.1 percent, Dr Nasima said adding that a total of 5,738 samples were tested across the country since yesterday.

In the past 24 hours, a total of 169 people have been put under isolation while 71 have been released in the country during the period.

Besides, 36,422 people currently remain in home and institutional quarantine, the DGHS official added.

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