Bangladesh logs 54 virus deaths, 2275 new cases in 24 hrs

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Fifty four more patients died of coronavirus and 2,275 people were newly diagnosed with COVID-19 in the last 24 hours.

Additional directorate general of Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS), Nasima Sultana disclosed this while presenting a regular health bulletin on coronavirus situation on Sunday.

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She also said as many as 2,928 people have died of coronavirus while 223,453 people have been infected so far.

Nasima Sultana said a total of 10,078 samples were tested. Of them, 2,275 samples were found to be positive for coronavirus.

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Some 1,792 patients recovered in the last 24 hours, she added. The total number of recoveries stands at 123,882.

She added a total of 1,111,558 samples have been tested so far.

Bangladesh first detected coronavirus on 8 March and a patient first died on 18 March.