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Sylhet records 1st coronavirus case

 Sylhet Correspondent

 Published: 08:26 PM, 5 April 2020   Updated: 09:00 PM, 5 April 2020

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In Sylhet for the first time, Coronavirus has been identified in the body of a person.

Sylhet civil surgeon Dr. Premanand Mandal confirmed the information on Sunday evening.

He said the first corona infected patient in Sylhet has been identified today. The patient is at home. His home will be locked down.

Coronavirus was first detected in the country on March 8. Then the infection increased. As of the latest statement of the government’s Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research (IEDCR), the number of coronavirus cases in the country is 80. Of them, nine people died. Besides, 33 of them returned home.