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41 more deaths from coronavirus, 3,775 new cases

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41 more deaths from coronavirus, 3,775 new cases

A total of  1,49,258 in  7,84,335 coronavirus tests carried out in Bangladesh have turned out to be positive.

The health authorities have confirmed  3,775 cases after testing  17,875 samples in the span of 24 hours until Wednesday.

Since March 18, the government said 1,888 people have died of COVID-19.

In the last 24 hours, 41 people died from the highly contagious disease.

Additional Director General of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) Prof Dr Nasima Sultana came up with the disclosure at its daily health bulletin.

Bangladesh reported its first cases on March 8. The number of cases has spiked in recent weeks.

Global Situation

As the coronavirus situation continues to worsen, the global death toll from the virus infection stood at 509,779 on Wednesday morning while the confirmed cases crossed 10,434,835, according to the Centre for System Science and Engineering of the Johns Hopkins University (JHU).

The JHU data shows Brazil as the second most infected country after the US with 1,402,041 coronavirus cases and 59,594 deaths as of Wednesday morning.

Meanwhile, India has grabbed the fourth position after Russia with 566,840 confirmed Covid-19 cases. The country has so far reported 16,893 deaths.

Russia counted the third highest Covid-19 cases- 646,929, after the US and Brazil till date.

Among the countries, the US has been the worst-hit one with the highest recorded deaths of 127,322 patients and about 2,629,372 confirmed cases.

In the US, New York State alone counted 32,032 deaths till date.

The UK has the third-highest death toll of 43,815, followed by Italy with 34,767, France 29,846 and Spain 28,355, according to the JHU data. 

Coronavirus cases were first reported in China in December last year.

The World Health Organisation (WHO) declared the coronavirus crisis a pandemic on March 11.

NS

 

 

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