Covid-19 deaths near 200 in Bangladesh

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Bangladesh has reported 13 deaths from the novel coronavirus in the 24 hours to Thursday morning, taking the number of fatalities to 199, said the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) .

Earlier on Thursday during the daily virus bulletin, it said that number of infections stood at 12,425 as 706 new cases were registered during the same period.

However, the DGHS announced the toll of fatalities hours later.

As many as 130 patients recovered from the virus in 24 hours, taking the figure to 1,910.

A total of 6,382 samples were collected in the past 24 hours and of those 5,867 samples were tested in 34 labs across the country, DGHS Additional Director General Nasima Sultana said at the bulletin.

As of Thursday, 265,244 people died from Covid-19 with a total of 3,835,125 confirmed cases, in 215 countries and territories globally, according to Worldometer.

Report- Dhaka Tribune

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