790 more Coronavirus cases confirmed, 3 more deaths

Sunbd Desk || Published: 2020-05-06 10:39:26 || Updated: 2020-05-06 10:39:26

Bangladesh on Wednesday 790 coronavirus cases confirmed in the last 24 hours.Now reached 11,719.

Besides, three more also died, raising the death toll to 186. Of the deceased, one is female and two are female. Two are the inhabitants of Dhaka and the rest outside of Dhaka.

Professor Dr Nasima Sultana, Additional Director General of Health Directorate, said in the regular health bulletin through online on Wednesday.

In the last 24 hours, 6,771 samples were collected and out of them 6,241 samples were examined where 790 got positive results for the virus, she said.

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

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

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

The deadly virus spread to 212 countries and territories, killing some 258,511people globally, according to Worldometer, a website which compiles number of new coronavirus cases and deaths from it.

As many as 3,741,276 people worldwide caught the virus. Among them, 1,247,433 people recovered from the virus, the website said.

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