IEDCR

Bangladesh confirms five more coronavirus cases

MNA NAtional Desk: The Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research (IEDCR) on Thursday confirmed five more coronavirus cases, taking the total to 44 in Bangladesh.

The death toll from the disease has remained unchanged at five, IEDCR Director Meerjady Sabrina Flora said while revealing the latest coronavirus figures at an online media briefing this afternoon, report bdnews24.com and UNB.

However, four more patients have recovered from the disease. With this, a total of 11 people have already made recovery from the coronavirus.

Meanwhile, the global death toll from the coronavirus has leapt to 21,283 globally as of Thursday.

It has so far infected 471,053 people around the world, according to worldometer.

Of them, 335,534 are currently being treated with 14,972 being in serious or critical condition.

So far, 135,501 cases had outcomes and of them, 114,218 (84 percent) recovered and 16 percent died.

COVID-19 is affecting 198 countries and territories around the world and one international conveyance (the Diamond Princess cruise ship harboured in Yokohama, Japan).

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