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BD registers 2,666 new coronavirus cases, 47 more deaths

| Updated: July 13, 2020 09:29:34


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The number of confirmed coronavirus patients in Bangladesh surged to 1,83,795 on Sunday as the country registered 2,666 fresh cases in the last 24 hours.

Besides, 47 more people died from Covid-19 during the period. Among the fatalities, 36 were male and the rest were female, the health directorate said.

With the latest, the death toll from the lethal disease now stands at 2,352.

Nasima Sultana, additional director general (admin) at the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS), disclosed the information while briefing the media live on the daily Covid-19 bulletin at 2:30pm.

The fresh coronavirus infections were found after testing a total of 11,059 samples in 77 labs, she said.

Besides, the recovery count also jumped to 93,614 after 5,580 patients were recovered during the period under review.

Globally, 12,856,364 people have been infected by the novel coronavirus and 567,914 people died as of Sunday noon, according to the worldometer.

Of them, 4,800,256 are currently being treated with 58,774 remain in serious or critical condition.

So far, 7,488,194 people have recovered.

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