Bangladesh reports 39 more Covid-19 deaths, 2977 new cases

15
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •   
  •   
  •  
  •  

Dhaka, Aug 06: Bangladesh recorded 39 coronavirus deaths in 24 hours until Thursday morning, pushing up its official death tally to 3,306.

Besides, 2,977 more tested positive for the virus after testing 12,708 samples, raising the number of such cases to 249,651, Prof Dr Baizid Khurshid Riaz, Director of National Institute of Preventive and Social Medicine, said during a regular online briefing of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

The country reported its first cases on March 8 and the first death on March 18.

Currently, the number of officially confirmed cases stands at.

Meanwhile, 2,074 patients recovered in the last 24 hours, raising the total number of recovered cases to 1,43,824.

Global coronavirus situation

The global confirmed coronavirus cases have surpassed 18.8million with over 707,761 deaths as of Thursday, according to the latest tally from Johns Hopkins University.

Besides, more than 11.2 million recoveries have been recorded globally.

Coronavirus cases were first reported in China in December last year. In March, the World Health Organization declared it a pandemic.

  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •   
  •   
  •