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Bangladesh confirms 55 more deaths, 3027 new corona cases

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Update: 2020-07-07 18:47:58
Bangladesh confirms 55 more deaths, 3027 new corona cases

DHAKA: Bangladesh on Tuesday (July 7) confirmed 55 more deaths from coronavirus (Covid-19) infection in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 2,151.

According to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS), 3,027 people tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours raising the total number of coronavirus cases in the country to 1,68,645.

Prof Dr Nasima Sultana, additional director general of DGHS, came up with the information in an online regular health bulletin about the latest corona situation in the country on Tuesday afternoon (July 7).

As 1,953 patients recovered in last 24 hours, the number of total recovery reached 78,102, she also said.

In the last 24 hours, 72 coronavirus testing laboratories across the country tested 13,171 samples, Dr Nasima Sultana added.

Bangladesh reported its first croronaviurs case on March 8 while first death on March 18.

BDST: 1445 HRS, JULY 07, 2020
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