Siyam Hoque

Published:
2020-06-18 15:13:11 BdST

Covid-19 patients has surpassed 100,000-mark in Bangladesh . And 38 deaths registers.


The number of confirmed Covid-19 patients has surpassed 100,000-mark in Bangladesh .

Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) on Thursday reported 38 deaths from the coronavirus (Covid-19) in the 24 hours to 8:00 am today.

With the latest victims, the death toll due to the deadly virus infection reached at 1,343, Additional Director General of the DGHS Dr Nasima Sultana said.

According to the DGHS, a total of 3,803 people were tested positive afresh by the virus, during the same period, taking the number of such cases in the country to 102,232.

Among the diseased, 31 were men and seven women, while one was aged between 0-10, two were between 21-30, five were between 31-40, three between 41-50, six between 51-60, 14 between 61-70, five between 71-80, and two were between 81-90 years old.

Fourteen deaths were from Dhaka division, eighteen from Chattogram, two from Khilna, and one each from Rajshahi, Barisal, Mymensingh, Rangpur divisions.

Twenty-four people died in hospital and fourteen died in home, the DGHS senior official added.

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