One more dies of coronavirus in Bangladesh...

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One more dies of coronavirus in Bangladesh

 Staff Correspondent

 Published: 04:03 PM, 23 March 2020   Updated: 06:02 PM, 23 March 2020

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One more person died of coronavirus, taking the total death toll to three in the country. Besides, six more people have been diagnosed with coronavirus. With this, the total number of confirmed coronavirus cases has increased to 33.

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 on Monday.  

The IEDCR director said that the sample of a total of 620 people, including 56 in the last 24 hours, have been tested so far. A total of 51 people have been kept in the isolation unit. Besides, 46 people are in institutional quarantine in different places.  

Meanwhile, a total of 342,407 people have been infected and 14,762 of them died in the world so far from COVID-19, that first reported in China in December.