Siyam Hoque

2020-04-04 18:22:46 BdST

Coronavirus: Global death toll reaches 59,160

The global death toll from coronavirus jumped to 59,160 on Saturday.

It has so far infected 1,098,434 people around the world, according to worldometer.

Of them, 810,351 are currently being treated with 39,391 being in serious or critical condition.

So far, 228,923 people have recovered.

Bangladesh on Friday confirmed the detection of five more new coronavirus patients, raising the total number of such cases in the country to 61.

Coronavirus, first reported in China in December last year, is affecting 200 countries and territories around the world and two international cruise ships.

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

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