Coronavirus in Bangladesh: 7 more die, 312 more infected
Peoples Time Desk
The death toll from novel coronavirus has reached 91 as 7 more people died in the last 24 hours in Bangladesh.
Besides, 312 more people have been infected with the virus, raising the total number of such cases to 2,456.
Health and Family Welfare Minister Zahid Malik made the announcement through videoconferencing on Sunday.
The new coronavirus pandemic first emerged in the Chinese city of Wuhan in December last year.
Bangladesh reported its first three cases of COVID-19 on March 8.
The World Health Organisation declared the coronavirus crisis a pandemic on March 11.
The deadly virus spread to 210 countries and territories, killing some 160,903 people globally, according to Worldometer, a website which compiles number of new coronavirus cases and deaths from it.
As many as 2,340,856 people worldwide caught the virus. Among them, 600,746 people recovered from the virus, the website said.