Bangladesh Coronavirus death toll reaches 2,300

Sunbd Desk || Published: 2020-07-11 11:13:00 || Updated: 2020-07-11 11:13:00

Bangladesh on saturday Thirty more people died from coronavirus in in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 2,305.

Besides, the confirmed coronavirus cases in the country reached 181,129 as 2,686 more cases were detected in the last 24 hours.

Professor Dr Nasima Sultana, Additional Director General of Health Directorate, said this while presenting the daily health bulletin on Saturday.

In the last 24 hours, 11,193 samples were examined and out of them 2,686 got positive results for the virus. Apart from, 1,628 more recovered from the virus, taking the total recoveries to 88,034.

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 213 countries and territories, killing some 563,173 people globally, according to Worldometer, a website which compiles number of new coronavirus cases and deaths from it.

As many as 12,642,686 people worldwide caught the virus. Among them, 7,379,411 people recovered from the virus, the website said.

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