Record number of cases in country, 2 new deaths

Published : 03 May 2020, 18:12

Jagoroniya Desk

Two more people died from coronavirus in Bangladesh, bringing the country's death toll to 177 in the last 24 hours before Sunday.

In addition, cumulative confirmed cases are at 9455 as over the time 665 more people tested positive for coronavirus.

This is the largest single-day surge so far in cases since Bangladesh first identified the virus on Mar 8.

Prof. Dr. Nasima Sultana, Additional Director-General of the Health Services Directorate (DGHS), announced on Sunday afternoon at the Management Information System (MIS) in the daily online health bulletin.

 A total of 1,063 patients recovered from the virus so far in the country, she said.

In the last 24 hours, several coronavirus testing laboratories across the country, tested 5,368 samples, she added.

Earlier on April 16, Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) declared the entire country as ‘vulnerable zone’ to virus infection.


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