Dhaka, May 1 : Bangladesh on Friday confirmed 571 new coronavirus cases, raising the total number of such cases to 8,238. The death toll from the virus has reached 170 as two more people died in the last 24 hours.
Additional Director General of Health Directorate Nasima Sultana said this while presenting the regular health bulletin online. In the last 24 hours, 5,958 samples were collected and out of them, 5,573 samples were examined where 571 got positive results for the virus. 14 more people have recovered from the disease, taking the cured patients to 174, she said. (UNI)