Bangladesh reports 35 virus deaths, 3009 new cases in 24 hrs

COVID-19 test kit.
COVID-19 test kit. File Photo

Thirty five more patients died of coronavirus and 3,009 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 Wednesday.

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She also said as many as 3,035 people have died of coronavirus while 232,194 people have been infected so far.

Nasima Sultana said a total of 14,127 samples were tested. Of them, 3,009 samples were found to be positive for coronavirus.

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Some 2,878 patients recovered in the last 24 hours, she added. The total number of recoveries stands at 130,292.

She added a total of 1,151,258 samples have been tested so far.

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