Covid-19 in Bangladesh

More 46 die, 3,489 test positive in last 24 hours

Published : 08 Jul 2020, 14:48

Sahos Desk

As per today (8 July), 172,134 patients diagnosed with Covid-19 were reported in Bangladesh with 3489 new patients being positively screened over the last 24 hours.

This announcement was broadcast on Wednesday by health authorities along with the news of 46 more deaths suffered for this virus, taking the total death to 2197.

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

In the last 24 hours, 15,672 samples were examined and out of them 3,489 got positive results for the virus. 

Besides, 27,36 more have made recovery from the disease, raising the total number to 80,838, she said. 

The deadly virus spread to 213 countries and territories, killing some 546,865 people globally, according to Worldometer, a website which compiles number of new coronavirus cases and deaths from it.

As many as 119,47,386 people worldwide caught the virus. Among them, 69,03,868 people recovered from the virus, the website said.

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