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Covid-19: 44 die in a day, death toll climbs to 3,557 in Bangladesh

Just Earth News | @justearthnews | 14 Aug 2020 Print

Covid-19: 44 die in a day, death toll climbs to 3,557 in Bangladesh

A total of 13,162 samples were tested at 87 authorised labs across the country in between Wednesday and Thursday. Photo: Unsplash

Dhaka: Officials in Dhaka have reported another 44 deaths due to Covid-19 in a single day, taking the tally to 3,557 on Thursday.

The number of infected patients rose to 269,115 after 2,617 people tested positive for the deadly virus, an official statement said.

Another 1,782 patients recovered during the same period.

With the last recoveries, the total number has surged to 154,871.

The infection has spread to over 200 countries and territories, ever since the outbreak.

Over 21 million people have been infected by the novel coronavirus, killing at least 757,476.