10 more coronavirus patients die, 390 test positive in 24hrs: DGHS
10 more people have died from the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll from the pandemic to 120 in the country. Besides, the total number of the confirmed cases in the country has climbed to 3,772 as 390 more people tested positive for the lethal virus during the time. Additional Director General (administration) of DGHS Prof Dr Nasima Sultana came up with the disclosure joining the daily health bulletin of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) through online on Wednesday.
A total of 390 fresh cases were detected after testing 3,096 samples across the country over the last 24 hours, she said, adding that as many as 32,790 samples have so far tested. Meanwhile, five new people have recovered from the novel coronavirus in the last 24 hours, raising the total number of recoveries in the country to 92. About the new deceased, Prof Nasima said that seven of them are male and three female.
The coronavirus, that first reported in China late last year, is now affecting 210 countries and territories around the world and 2 international conveyances. As of Wednesday afternoon, a total of 2,565,482 people have been diagnosed with the virus worldwide, as the death toll rises to 177,778 while 696,781 patients have recovered. More than a third of the world’s population is now under lockdown as an increasing number of countries implement sweeping measures to fight the coronavirus pandemic.