3,775 more test coronavirus positive, 41 news deaths

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Newsnow Desk: The confirmed coronavirus cases in Bangladesh reached 149,258 as 3,775 more tested positive from the virus in the last 24 hours.

Besides, 41 people died from coronavirus in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 1,888.

Professor Dr Nasima Sultana, Additional Director General of Health Directorate, said in the daily health bulletin through online on Wednesday.

In the last 24 hours, 17,875 samples were examined and out of them 3,775 got positive results for the virus. Apart from, 2,484 more have made recovery from the disease, raising the total number to 62,102, she said.

Bangladesh reported its first three cases of COVID-19 on March 8.

The new coronavirus pandemic first emerged in the Chinese city of Wuhan in December last year.

The World Health Organisation declared the coronavirus crisis a pandemic on March 11.

The deadly virus spread to 213 countries and territories, killing some 514,322 people globally, according to Worldometer, a website which compiles number of new coronavirus cases and deaths from it.

As many as 10,602,076 people worldwide caught the virus. Among them, 5,813,182 people recovered from the virus, the website said.

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