Bangladesh logs 198 Covid deaths, 7535 new cases in 24 hrs

Bangladesh reported 198 deaths from coronavirus in the last 24 hours, climbing the national toll to 24,547 across the country so far.

Besides, 7,535 new cases were reported during the same period. With this, the total number of infections stood at 14,33,396 in the country.

A press release of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) revealed the development on Tuesday (August 17).

Alongside, as many as 12,950 Covid-19 patients made recoveries in the last 24 hours, bringing the total recoveries to 13, 14,916 the release said.