Dhaka     Thursday   06 August 2020

Bangladesh reports 3,099 new Covid-19 cases, 39 deaths

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Published: 08:43, 13 July 2020   Update: 15:18, 26 July 2020

A total of 39 more people died of coronavirus infection in the last 24 hours, taking the total number of deaths to 2,391 in the country.

Besides, a total of 3,099  more people tested positive for Covid-19 over the same period, raising the total number of confirmed cases to 1,86,894.

Prof Dr Nasima Sultana, additional director general (administration) 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 Monday (July 13).

As many as 4,703 patients have recovered in past 24 hours, raising the total number of recoveries to 98,317, she said.

“We've carried out tests on 12,423 samples collected from across the country and 3,099 more persons have been diagnosed with coronavirus infection. The total number of infections has risen to 1,86,894,” Dr Nasima Sultana said.

We’ve so far carried out tests on 9,52,947 samples collected from across the country, she added.