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Bangladesh adds 2,733 new Covid-19 cases in a day, 39 deaths

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Published: 08:39, 16 July 2020   Update: 15:18, 26 July 2020
Bangladesh adds 2,733 new Covid-19 cases in a day, 39 deaths

A total of 39 more people died of coronavirus infection in the last 24 hours, taking the number of deaths to 2,896 in the country.

Besides, a total of 3,733 more people tested positive for Covid-19 over the same period, raising the total number of confirmed cases to 1,96,323.

Prof Dr Nasima Sultana, additional director general of Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS), disclosed the latest figures of deaths and infections in the daily online bulletin of DGHS on coronavirus situation in Dhaka on Thursday (July 16).

According to DGHS, a total of 1,06,963  individuals have recovered from the disease so far since Bangladesh recorded its first Covid-19 case on March 8.

“We've carried out tests on 12,889 samples collected from across the country and 3,733 more persons have been diagnosed with coronavirus infection. The total number of infections has risen to 1,96,323” she said.

 

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