From the sample test of 5827 people in the country, the corona of 552 people was identified.In the last 24 hours, 5 more people have died due to coronavirus in the country. The death toll rose to 175 people. And from the sample test of 5827 people, the corona of 552 people was identified. During this period, 552 people have been newly infected. A total of 8,790 people were affected.
Besides, in the last 24 hours, 177 people including 3 have returned home healthy.
This information was presented at the regular news briefing of the Department of Health on Saturday afternoon. Additional Director General (Administration) of the Department, Prof. Dr. Nasima Sultana.
The first coronavirus was detected on December 31 last year in Wuhan, China. The first Covid-19 patient in the country was identified on March 8 and the first patient infected with the disease died on March 18.
On March 25, for the first time, the Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research (IEDCR) reported that coronavirus infections were occurring in Bangladesh on a limited scale.
News Room, May 02,2020