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Bangladeshi woman dies of Cronavirus in New York

Published : 24 Mar 2020, 17:18

Jagoroniya Desk

A Bangladeshi woman has died of  Coronavirus (COVID-19) in New York of USA, according to media report.

Details about the woman and her death could not be known yet.

Earlier on March 19, two Bangladeshis died of COVID-19 in New York.

Both were living in Queens City Borough.

One of the deceased was in his 60s and lived in Astoria. He had several health complications and was under treatment at a Queens hospital after being diagnosed with coronavirus.

The other victim, a cab driver, was 50 years old and lived in Woodside. NYPD official Khan Shawkat confirmed his death.

Meanwhile, the global death toll from coronavirus or Covid-19 reached 16,510 as of Tuesday -- a mortality rate of 14 percent. The virus has so far infected 378,842 people around the world, according to worldometer.

 Of them, 260,268 are currently being treated with 12,062 in serious or critical condition. So far, 118,574 cases had outcomes and of them, 102,064 (86 percent) recovered.

Meanwhile, Bangladesh announced its third coronavirus death and six new cases, taking the number of patients to 33 in the country.

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