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Bangladesh registers 2,378 new COVID-19 cases, 55 deaths in 24 hrs

Bangladesh registers 2,378 new COVID-19 cases, 55 deaths in 24 hrs

Dhaka, Jul 5 (UNI) With the detection of 2,378 fresh COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hrs, the total tally in the country has surged to 162,417 on Sunday.

55 more people died from coronavirus in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 2,052.

Professor Dr Nasima Sultana, Additional Director General of Health Directorate, said this at a press briefing through online on Sunday.

In the last 24 hours, 13,988 samples were examined and out of them 2,738 got positive results for the virus. Apart from, 1,904 more have made recovery from the disease, raising the total number to 72,662, she said.

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 533,639 people globally, according to Worldometer, a website which compiles number of new coronavirus cases and deaths from it.

As many as 11,388,688 people worldwide caught the virus. Among them, 6,446,054 people recovered from the virus, the website said.

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