Corona death toll now 20, new cases 54 in country
Published : Wednesday, 8 April, 2020 at 2:38 PM Count : 525
Bangladesh has reported three new deaths from novel coronavirus in last 24 hours.
With this, the death toll rose to 20.
Besides, 54 new positive cases were confirmed during the period taking the number of cases to 218, IEDCR Director Meerjady Sebrina Flora said on Wednesday in an online briefing.
The briefing also informed that some 981 samples have been tested in last 24 hours. A total of 5165 samples have been tested till today (April 8).
Of the new cases, 40 from Dhaka and its surrounding and the rest are outside of Dhaka.