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Bangladesh confirms 47 more deaths, 2666 new corona cases

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Update: 2020-07-12 14:45:00
Bangladesh confirms 47 more deaths, 2666 new corona cases

DHAKA: Bangladesh on Sunday (July 12) confirmed 47 more deaths from coronavirus (Covid-19) infection in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 2,352.

According to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS), 2,666 people tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours raising the total number of coronavirus cases in the country to 1,83,795.

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

As 5,580 patients recovered in last 24 hours, the number of total recovery reached 93,614, she also said.

In the last 24 hours, 77 coronavirus testing laboratories across the country tested 11,059 samples, Dr Sultana added.

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

BDST: 1445 HRS, JULY 12, 2020
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