23 deaths of coronavirus, 1209 new infected in 24 hrs

Staff Correspondent
17 October 2020, Sat
Published: 03:43

23 deaths of coronavirus, 1209 new infected in 24 hrs

Twenty-three more people have died from the COVID-19 in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll from the pandemic to 5,646 in the country. 

The country also logged more than 387,000 coronavirus cases with 1,209 people have tested positive over the same period.

With this development, the number of all confirmed cases so far jumped to 387,295.  

The Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) revealed the latest figures on Covid-19 in the country with a press release on Saturday. 

The first coronavirus death was reported in the country on March 18, ten days after the detection of the first COVID-19 cases.  

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