5 more Bangladeshis die from coronavirus in New York

Published : 14 Apr 2020, 17:28

Jagoroniya Desk

Five more Bangladeshis, including four women, died from coronavirus in New York of  USA on Monday.

The deceased were identified as Peara Hossen Bebi, 55, Advocate Hasna Begum, 58, Shafiqur Rahman, 64, Ameda Khatun, 55, and Rawshan Ara Ferdous, 61.

With this, at least 120 expatriate Bangladeshis died of COVID-19 in the country in last 21 days starting from March 24.

However, the United States recorded 1,509 deaths related to the coronavirus pandemic over the past 24 hours, according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University.

The number of fatalities was similar to the previous day’s toll of 1,514.

The outbreak has now claimed the lives of at least 23,529 people in the US, the most of any country.

Source: Daily Sun

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