1105 more Covid cases, 6 deaths recorded in 24 hrs

Staff Reporter Published: 2 July 2022, 05:44 PM
1105 more Covid cases, 6 deaths recorded in 24 hrs
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The Bangladesh government reported 1,105 more Coronavirus cases and six deaths in the last 24 hours.

With this, the total number of infections increased to 19,76,787 and the fatalities stood at 29,160. 

The Directorate General of Health Services said this in a press release on Saturday.

The new cases were found after testing 8,357 samples in the past day.

During the period, 233 more patients recovered from the illness, taking the total recoveries to 19,07,990.

Bangladesh, however, first reported its coronavirus cases on March 8, 2020. 

The virus first emerged in the Chinese city of Wuhan in December 2019 and then it spread to other countries.

To date, the epidemic infected 553,750,402 people and killed 6,360,283 across the globe, according to Worldometer, a website that compiles the number of new coronavirus cases and deaths from it.

However, the total number of people who recovered from the virus reached 528,456,240 across the world.