Covid-19 cases mount to 10,000-mark in Bangladesh

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Five people died of coronavirus infections in the last 24 hours, the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) said today.

The death toll now stands at 182, said Prof Dr Nasima Sultana, additional director general (administration) of DGHS, during a briefing.

Six hundred and eighty-eight people have tested positive for Covid-19 in the last 24 hours.

With this, the total number of infected has reached 10,143.

A total of 6,260 samples were tested across the country since yesterday, which is 16.61 percent more than the previous day, Dr Nasima added.

Meanwhile, 147 more patients recovered from the infection, taking the total recovery number to 1,209.

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