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Coronavirus

13 more die, daily infection decreases in country

 Staff Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 03:39 PM, 7 November 2020   Updated: 07:42 PM, 7 November 2020

13 more die, daily infection decreases in country; File Photo

13 more die, daily infection decreases in country; File Photo

13 more Covid-19 patients died in the last 24 hours, increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 6049 in the country. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 4,18,764 as 1289 new cases were confirmed during the period.

Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) came up with the information in a press release issued on Saturday.  

According to the release, a total of 11,419 samples were tested at 113 authorized laboratories across the country during the time. Besides, another 1541 patients were recovered from the virus, raising the recovered patients from the virus to 3,36,568.   

The first coronavirus death was reported in the country on March 18, ten days after the detection of the first COVID-19 cases. 

The coronavirus, that first reported in China late last year, is now affecting 213 countries and territories around the world and two international conveyances.

As of this afternoon, a total of 49,752,270 people has been diagnosed with the virus worldwide, as the death toll rises to 1,250,065 while 35,308,708 patients have recovered, according to worldometers data.

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