3 more died from coronavirus,58 new infected

Sunbd Desk || Published: 2020-04-11 09:51:21 || Updated: 2020-04-11 09:51:21

Bangladesh on Saturday recorded three more deaths from the novel coronavirus, bringing the country’s tally to 30, said Health and Family Welfare Minister Zahid Malik.

The number of confirmed cases of the virus, officially known as COVID-19, stood at 482 in the country, after 58 people were infected newly with the epidemic.

In the last 24 hours, samples of 954 people were examined, the minister said, adding that total recovery from the virus rose by three to 36.

The minister came up with the disclosure joing online bulletin on coronavirus of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) today.

Bangladesh first reported its coronavirus cases on March 8. Since then the country has been witnessing increase in the infections and deaths.

COVID first emerged in the Chinese city of Wuhan in December last year, and then spread to 210 countries and territories.

As of Saturday, the epidemic infected 1,700,951 people and killed 102,789 across the globe, according to Worldometer, a website which compiles number of new coronavirus cases and deaths from it.

However, total recovery from the coronavirus pandemic reached 376,796 across the world.

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