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Bangladesh confirms 39 more deaths, 3099 new corona cases

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Update: 2020-07-13 14:44:08
Bangladesh confirms 39 more deaths, 3099 new corona cases

DHAKA: Bangladesh on Monday (July 13) confirmed 39 more deaths from coronavirus (Covid-19) infection in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 2,391.

According to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS), 3,099 people tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours raising the total number of coronavirus cases in the country to 1,86,894.

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 4,703 patients recovered in last 24 hours, the number of total recovery reached 98,311, she also said.

In the last 24 hours, 77 coronavirus testing laboratories across the country tested 12,423 samples, Dr Sultana added.

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

BDST: 1445 HRS, JULY 13, 2020
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