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Bangladesh confirms 50 more deaths, 1918 new corona cases

Staff Correspondent | banglanews24.com
Update: 2020-08-04 14:42:49
Bangladesh confirms 50 more deaths, 1918 new corona cases Prof Dr Nasima Sultana

 

DHAKA: Bangladesh on Tuesday (August 04) confirmed 50 more deaths from coronavirus (Covid-19) infection in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 3,234.

According to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS), 1,918 people tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours raising the total number of coronavirus cases in the country to 2,44,020.

Prof Dr Nasima Sultana, additional director general of DGHS, came up with the information in an online regular health bulletin about the latest corona situation in the country.

As 1,955 patients recovered in last 24 hours, the number of total recovery reached 1,39,860, she also said.

In the last 24 hours, some 7,112 samples were tested in coronavirus testing laboratories across the country, Dr Sultana added.

Bangladesh reported its first croronaviurs case on March 8 while first death on March 18.

BDST: 1443 HRS, AUG 04, 2020
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