Covid-19: 22 more die, 886 test positive, 586 recover in 24 hours in Bangladesh

Sun Online Desk

2nd August, 2020 02:37:29 printer

Covid-19: 22 more die, 886 test positive, 586 recover in 24 hours in Bangladesh

Bangladesh on Sunday saw a drastic fall of detection in new Covid-19 cases due to a sharp decline in testing. The country reports 886 new coronavirus patients in 24 hours testing only 3,684 samples, raising the total number of infections to 240,746.

During the period the country registered death of 22 new victims which increased total number of fatalities to 3,154.

Health authorities reported that another 586 people have recovered from the disease in a day, taking the total number of recoveries to 136,839.

Additional Director General of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) Prof Dr Nasima Sultana came up with the disclosure at its daily health bulletin.

Besides, 886 new cases were detected during the period testing only 3,684 samples, bringing the total cases to 2,40,746.

Additional Director General of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) Prof Dr Nasima Sultana came up with the disclosure at the daily health bulletin.

She also revealed that 586 patients have made full recovery from Covid-19, raising the total number of recoveries to 1,36,839.

Global coronavirus situation

Confirmed COVID-19 cases are now  over 17.8 million globally, with over 685,000 fatalities and more than 10.5 million recoveries, according to the latest tally from Johns Hopkins University.

Coronavirus was first reported in China’s Wuhan province in December last year and later it spread across the globe rapidly.

The World Health Organization (WHO) declared the coronavirus a pandemic on March 11.


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