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Bangladesh confirms first coronavirus death

Update: 2020-03-18 3:54:05 PM
Bangladesh confirms first coronavirus death
IEDCR press briefing

DHAKA: Bangladesh confirmed first coronavirus death as about 70-year-old person died on Wednesday (March 18).

Besides, four more persons were diagnosed with COVID-19 in Bangladesh in last 24 hours pushing the number of coronavirus cases to 14.

The first three of them, however, were recovered and discharged. 

Professor Dr Meerjady Sabrina Flora, director of the Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research (IEDCR) was briefing the media on the latest coronavirus situation at her office in the capital’s Mohakhali on Wednesday (March 18) afternoon.

BDST: 1553 HRS, MAR 18, 2020

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