Bangladesh on Wednesday confirmed 10 new deaths from the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), totaling 120.
The number of fatal cases of the virus has reached 3,772, with 390 being newly infected, said prof Nasima Sultana, ADG of the Director of General of Health Services (DGHS).
In the last 24 hours, samples of 3,096 people were analyzed. Of them, 390 tested positive for COVID-19, and 10 died from the virus. In this regard, the country’s cases stood at 3,772, and 120 deaths, prof Nasima said.
Among the dead, seven were men and three were women, he also said, adding that five more people had recovered from the epidemic, bringing the total to 92.
Bangladesh first reported cases of coronavirus on March 8. Since then, the country has witnessed an increase in infections and deaths.
COVID-19 first appeared in the city of Wuhan in December last year, and then spread to 210 countries and territories.
As of Tuesday the epidemic had infected 2,565,768 people and killed 177,780 worldwide, according to Worldometer, a website that compiled the number of new coronavirus cases and deaths from it.
However, the total recovery from the coronavirus pandemic reached 696,807 worldwide.