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Bangladesh adds 1918 new Covid-19 cases in a day, 50 deaths

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Published: 14:47, 4 August 2020   Update: 14:52, 4 August 2020
Bangladesh adds 1918 new Covid-19 cases in a day, 50 deaths

A total of 50 more people died of coronavirus infection in the last 24 hours, taking the number of deaths to 3,234 in the country.

Besides, a total of 1918 more people tested positive for Covid-19 over the same period, raising the total number of confirmed cases to 2,44,020.

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 Tuesday (August 4).

According to DGHS, a total of 1,39,860 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 7,712 samples collected from across the country and 1918 more persons have been diagnosed with coronavirus infection. The total number of infections has risen to 2,44,020” she said.
 

 

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