Last 24 hours, the virus has claimed the lives of 204 more people across the country. The death toll from the virus rose to 17,669 people.
At the same time, another 8,489 new patients have been identified as infected with corona. With this, the number of identified patients has increased to 10 lakh 92 thousand 411 people.
Additional Director General of the Department of Health (Administration) Professor Nasima Sultana gave this information through press release Saturday, July 17.
Corona was first identified in Bangladesh on March 8 last year. Ten days later, the Department of Health reported the death of one person in the virus.
News Room, July 17,2021