Bangladesh COVID-19 cases cross 330,000

A health worker collects a swab of a man during a coronavirus test in the Mugda Medical College and Hospital as the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak continues in Dhaka, Bangladesh, 2 July 2020
A health worker collects a swab of a man during a coronavirus test in the Mugda Medical College and Hospital as the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak continues in Dhaka, Bangladesh, 2 July 2020Reuters
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Bangladesh reported 41 more deaths from the novel coronavirus and 1,827 new cases in the last 24 hours, said a press release sent by the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) on Wednesday.

According to a press release sent by the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS), the new COVID-19 cases were detected after testing 14,792 samples at 94 laboratories across the country with an increased detection rate of 19.77 per cent than yesterday.

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Since the first case was detected in the country on 8 March, 331,078 patients have been detected and 4,593 people died of the respiratory disease.

Among the people that died in the last 24 hours, 29 were men while 12 were women.

In the past 24 hours, 2,995 patients have recovered from the disease, taking the total to 230,804.

The rate of recovery is 69.71 per cent while death rate is 1.39 per cent against detection.

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