Corona cases tops 149,258, new deaths 41

Published : 01 Jul 2020, 14:36

Sahos Desk

As per today (1 July), 149,258 patients diagnosed with Covid-19 were reported in Bangladesh with 3775 new patients being positively screened over the last 24 hours.

This announcement was broadcast on Wednesday by health authorities along with the news of 41 more deaths suffered for this virus, taking the total death to 1888.

Professor Dr Nasima Sultana, Additional Director General of Health Directorate, said while presenting the regular online briefing on Wednesday.

In the last 24 hours, 17,875 samples were examined and out of them 3,775 got positive results for the virus. 

Besides, 2484 more have made recovery from the disease, raising the total number to 62,108 she said. 

The deadly virus spread to 213 countries and territories, killing some 514,059 people globally, according to Worldometer, a website which compiles number of new coronavirus cases and deaths from it.

As many as 104,34,535 people worldwide caught the virus. Among them, 58,00,659 people recovered from the virus, the website said.

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