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38 more die from Covid-19 in country, 2,198 infected

 Staff Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 03:30 PM, 2 December 2020   Updated: 04:39 PM, 2 December 2020

38 more die from Covid-19 in country, 2,198 infected

38 more die from Covid-19 in country, 2,198 infected

Bangladesh today reported 38 more coronavirus (COVID-19) deaths and 2,198 fresh cases overnight.

The recovery count rose to 385,786 after another 2,562 patients were discharged from the hospitals during the period, a press release of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) said today.

“Thirty-eight more COVID-19 patients died in the last 24 hours, increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 6,713,” the release said.

It said the tally of infections has surged to 469,423 as 2,198 new cases were confirmed in the last 24 hours.

A total of 15,972 samples were tested at 117 authorized laboratories across the country during the time.

The first COVID-19 positive cases were reported in the country on March 8 and the first death on March 18.

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