Coronavirus: 32 die, 1355 infected, 3393 recover in 24 hours


Dhaka, Dec 13: The death toll from coronavirus has reached 7,052 as 32 more people died from the disease in the last 24 hours.

Besides, 1355 more tested positive for the virus, raising the number of such cases to 490,533.

Directorate General of Health Services said in a press release on Sunday.

In the last 24 hours, 12,748 samples were examined and out of them 1,355 got positive results for the virus. Apart from, 3,393 more recovered from the virus, taking the total recoveries to 420,896 the press release added.

Bangladesh reported its first three cases of COVID-19 on March 8.

The new coronavirus pandemic first emerged in the Chinese city of Wuhan in December last year. The World Health Organisation declared the coronavirus crisis a pandemic on March 11.

The deadly virus spread to 213 countries and territories, killing some 1,613,384 people globally, according to Worldometer, a website which compiles number of new coronavirus cases and deaths from it.

As many as 72,196,246 people worldwide caught the virus. Among them, 50,576,352 people recovered from the virus, the website said.