42 more died, 2744 test positive for Covid-19 in last 24 hrs

Published : 22 Jul 2020, 15:23

Sahos Desk

On Wednesday, Bangladesh reported 42 additional deaths from the novel coronavirus and 2,744 new infections screened in 12,050 samples in the last 24 hours.

As a result, the death toll of the lethal virus rose to 2,751 and the overall number of infections was 213,254.

The additional Director General of the Health Division Professor Dr Nasima Sultana made the details available today during a virtual briefing.

Health Ministry statistics indicate that 1805 patients were cured of the infection, taking the overall recovery to 1,17,202.

The health authorities have tested 12,050 samples acroos the country in 80 laboratories.

The total number of confirmed Covid-19 cases reached 14, 959,031 on Wednesday with over 616,764 deaths, according to the tally of US-based Johns Hopkins University.

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