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Bangladesh reports 2487 new Covid-19 cases, 34 deaths

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Published: 14:58, 9 August 2020   Update: 08:58, 9 August 2020
Bangladesh reports 2487 new Covid-19 cases, 34 deaths

A total of 34 more people died of coronavirus infection in the last 24 hours, taking the number of deaths to 3,399 in the country.

Besides, a total of 2,487 more people tested positive for Covid-19 over the same period, raising the total number of confirmed cases to 2,57,600.

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 Sunday (August 9).

1,766 Covid-19 patients have recovered in past 24 hours, she said.

According to DGHS, a total of 1,48,370 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 10,759 samples collected from across the country and 2,487 more persons have been diagnosed with coronavirus infection. The total number of infections has risen to 2,57,600” she said.


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