Coronavirus death toll climbs to 131 in Bangladesh ; 503 new cases

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Dhaka, April 24: Four more people died from coronavirus in Bangladesh in the last 24 hours till Friday, raising  the death toll in the country to 131.Besides,total confirmed cases reach 4689  as 503 more people tested positive for coronavirus during the period.

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

The global death toll from coronavirus reached 190,654 on Friday morning.

So far, 2,718,699 cases have been confirmed around the world after disease was first reported in China in December last year, according to worldometer.

Of those infected, 1,782,425 are currently being treated and 58,678 of them are in serious or critical condition.

So far, 745,620 people have recovered.

The World Health Organisation declared the coronavirus crisis a pandemic on March 11.