Coronavirus: Bangladesh reports 30 more deaths

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Dhaka, Dec 29: Thirty more people died from coronavirus in Bangladesh in the past 24 hours, taking the death toll to 7,509.

During the period, 1,181 more people were diagnosed with the virus, raising the total infection to 5,11,265.

Of the total patients, 4,54,563 recovered, with 1,245 made recovery in the last 24 hours.

The daily count came from test of 14,588 samples in the past day. With this, total sample test stood at 31,99,115.

Bangladesh first reported its COVID-19 cases on March 8. Since then the country has been struggling to limit spread of the highly contagious virus.

Coronavirus first emerged in the Chinese city of Wuhan in December last year, and then spread to newer countries and territories.

As of Tuesday, the epidemic infected 81,762,533 people and killed 1,783,891 across the globe, according to Worldometer, a website which compiles number of new coronavirus cases and deaths from it.

However, total number of people who recovered from the coronavirus pandemic reached 57,903,294 across the world.