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Bangladesh adds 3,868 new virus cases in a day, 40 deaths

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Published: 08:46, 26 June 2020   Update: 15:18, 26 July 2020
Bangladesh adds 3,868 new virus cases in a day, 40 deaths

A total of 40 more people died of coronavirus infection in the last 24 hours, taking the number of deaths to 1,661 in the country.

Besides, a total of 3,868 more people tested positive for Covid-19 over the same period, raising the total number of confirmed cases to 1,30,474.

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 Friday (June 26).

According to DGHS, a total of 53,133 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 18,498 samples collected from across the country and 3,868 more persons have been diagnosed with coronavirus infection. The total number of infections has risen to 1,30,474” she said.


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