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Over 15,000 more COVID-19 patients recover

 Staff Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 03:40 PM, 15 June 2020  

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Institute of Epidemiology Disease Control And Research (IEDCR) reported that 15,297 more people have recovered from the novel coronavirus after taking treatment at hospital and home. With this, the total number of recoveries in the country has risen to 34,027.  

DGHS Additional Director General (administration) Prof Nasima Sultana came up with the information joining the daily health bulletin of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) through online on Monday. 

A total of 15,038 samples have been tested at 58 authorised coronavirus testing labs across the country over the last 24 hours. Of these, 3099 have been diagnosed with coronavirus, bringing the total number of positive cases to 90,619, she said. 

Besides, 38 of the coronavirus patients have died during the time, raising the death toll from the pandemic to 1209. Among the new fatalities, 32 are male and six female. 

The first coronavirus death was reported in the country on March 18, ten days after 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 Monday afternoon, a total of 8,008,391 people have been diagnosed with the virus worldwide, as the death toll rises to 435,856 while 4,135,523 patients have recovered, according to worldometers data.