7 more deaths confirmd, 312 new infected

Sunbd Desk || Published: 2020-04-19 10:57:41 || Updated: 2020-04-19 10:57:41

Bangladesh on Sunday confirmed 7 more people died from coronavirus andThe death toll reachees 91.

Besides, 312 more people have been infected with the virus, raising the total number of such cases to 2,456.

Health and Family Welfare Minister Zahid Malik made the announcement through videoconferencing on Sunday.

The new coronavirus pandemic first emerged in the Chinese city of Wuhan in December last year.

Bangladesh reported its first three cases of COVID-19 on March 8.

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

The deadly virus spread to 210 countries and territories, killing some 160,903 people globally, according to Worldometer, a website which compiles number of new coronavirus cases and deaths from it.

As many as 2,340,856 people worldwide caught the virus. Among them, 600,746 people recovered from the virus, the website said.

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