36 deaths in 6 countries
8 Bangladeshis die Coronavirus in NY in 24 hrs
Published : Monday, 30 March, 2020 at 3:03 PM Count : 736
Thirty-six Bangadesh nationals have died from coronavirus in different countries. Of them, eight reportedly died in New York in last 24 hours.
Besides, deaths of two more Bangladeshi women were reported at Detroit city in Michigan and Paterson of New Jersey. Both women hailed from Sylhet.
A pall of gloom and grief descended on the Bangladesh community after the news of the deaths on a day, reports a Bangla daily.
So far, 23 Bangladeshis died from coronavirus in the USA, including 21 in New York alone.
Of the victims, Kaykobad, Shafiqur Rahman Majumder, Azizur Rahman, Mirza Huda, Bijit Kumar saha, shipon Hossain, Jayed Alam and Mutabbir Chowdhury Ismat died on March 28.
According to latest updates, USA reported 142,004 positive cases of COVID-19 and 2,484 related deaths.
Some 59,648 of coronavirus cases and 965 deaths were recorded in New York.
In the UK, a 50-year old man died at London hospital on March 29. He hailed from Moulvibazar.
With this, the number of dead Bangladeshis reached to seven in the UK.
Moreover, two died in Italy and one each in Spain, Qatar, Libya and Gambia.