Bangladesh reports 174 more Covid-19 deaths

Bangladesh reported 174 deaths from coronavirus in the last 24 hours, climbing the national toll to 24,349 across the country so far.

Besides, 6,959 new cases were reported during the same period. With this, the total number of infections stood at 14,25,861 in the country.

A press release of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) revealed the development on Monday (August 16).

Alongside, as many as 9,268 Covid-19 patients made recoveries in the last 24 hours, bringing the total recoveries to 13, 01,966 the release said.