Coronavirus case rises to 49 in country...

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Coronavirus case rises to 49 in country

 Staff Correspondent

 Published: 12:48 PM, 30 March 2020   Updated: 01:45 PM, 30 March 2020

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One more new coronavirus (COVID-19) positive case has been detected in the last 24 hours in the country. With this, the total number of confirmed coronavirus cases has increased to 49. Besides, no death from the deadly virus was reported during the period. 

Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research (IEDCR) Director Prof Meerjady Sabrina Flora came up with the information at a regular press briefing at IEDCR office through online on Monday.  

The IEDCR director said that the sample of 153 people has been tested in the last 24 hours. Among them, a woman aged around 20 tested positive for the deadly virus. Meanwhile, a total of 1,338 people have been tested in the country so far.  

Bangladesh has so far confirmed five deaths.

Meanwhile, a total of 723,077 people have been infected and 33,983 of them died in the world so far from COVID-19, that first reported in China in December. Among the infected, so far 151,793 coronavirus patients fully recovered and returned home from the hospital.