Bangladesh reports 35 more virus deaths, 1950 new cases in 24hrs

COVID-19 test kit.
COVID-19 test kit. File Photo
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Thirty five more patients died of coronavirus and 1,950 people were newly diagnosed with COVID-19 in the last 24 hours.

Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) in a press release made the disclosure on Saturday.

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As many as 4,447 people have died of coronavirus while 323,565 people have been infected so far, according to DGHS.

A total of 12,847 samples were tested. Of them, 1,950 samples were found to be positive for coronavirus.

Some 1,661 patients recovered in the last 24 hours. The total number of recoveries stands at 217,852.

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A total of 1,617,958 samples have been tested so far.

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

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