Bangladesh virus cases top 100,000 on 103rd day of first detection

Additional director general of Directorate General of Health Services professor Nasima Sultana in an online briefing on coronavirus situation in Bangladesh
Additional director general of Directorate General of Health Services professor Nasima Sultana in an online briefing on coronavirus situation in BangladeshA screen grab of a video from the Facebook page of DGHS
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Thirty eight more patients died of coronavirus and 3,803 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 online bulletin on Thursday.

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She also said as many as 1,343 people have died of coronavirus while 102,292 people have been infected so far.

She added a total of 567,503 samples have been tested so far.

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Quoting the health experts, director general of DGHS Abul Kamal Azad said the coronavirus will remain for the next two to three years. He urged all to following health rules to stay safe.

Meanwhile, the government has marked red, yellow and green zones to impose lockdowns again in some areas.

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

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