Bangladesh registers fifth death from coronavirus, cases unchanged at 39

Bangladesh has confirmed one more death from coronavirus infections, taking the total to five, according to the government’s disease control agency

Mar 25, 2020
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Dhaka: Bangladesh has confirmed one more death from coronavirus infections, taking the total to five, according to the government’s disease control agency.

The number of infected patients remained unchanged at 39 as no new cases were reported in the last 24 hours, said the Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research on Wednesday.

Meerjady Sabrina Flora, the director of IEDCR, briefed the media online on the latest situation of the coronavirus outbreak on Wednesday.

She said two others who were infected have recovered, taking the number of recoveries to seven in Bangladesh.

Bangladesh is close to a lockdown as the government declared a shutdown of all offices with a 10-day general holiday from Mar 26. Local trains, passenger launches and domestic flight have been cut-off since Tuesday.

On Wednesday, the global death toll from the coronavirus hit 18,918 with the number of infections rising to 423,121, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University. 108,619 people have recovered from the infection.

https://bdnews24.com/bangladesh/2020/03/25/bangladesh-registers-fifth-death-from-coronavirus-cases-unchanged-at-39

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