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Covid-19 deaths cross 3400 in Bangladesh

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Published: 14:45, 10 August 2020   Update: 14:54, 10 August 2020
Covid-19 deaths cross 3400 in Bangladesh

A total of 39 more people died of coronavirus infection in the last 24 hours, taking the number of deaths to 3,438 in the country.

Besides, a total of 2,907 more people tested positive for Covid-19 over the same period, raising the total number of confirmed cases to 2,60,507.
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 Mondayday (August 9).

2,067 Covid-19 patients have recovered in past 24 hours and 1,50,437 individuals have recovered from the disease so far since Bangladesh recorded its first Covid-19 case on March 8, she said.

“We've carried out tests on 12,849 samples collected from across the country and 2,907 more persons have been diagnosed with coronavirus infection. The total number of infections has risen to 2,60,507” she said.