WORLD Bangladesh's coronavirus cases rise to 162,417 with 2,738 new infections

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Bangladesh's coronavirus cases rise to 162,417 with 2,738 new infections

By Sun Guangyong | People's Daily app

21:55, July 05, 2020

Bangkok (People's Daily) - Bangladesh on Sunday confirmed 2,738 new coronavirus cases, bringing the total to 162,417 since the virus first was first detected in the country in March.

A total of 72,625 patients have recovered and returned home, and 2,052 have died, according to Bangladesh 's Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.

The Bangladesh government issued a notice on June 15 to re-blockade severely hit areas of the country, and the army was deployed to strengthen the implementation of epidemic prevention measures. 

Bangladesh first reported confirmed cases of COVID-19 on March 8, and the number of new cases in a single day has continued to rise since then. Since the end of April, the Bangladesh government has gradually loosened control, and on the premise of complying with the relevant epidemic prevention requirements, it has allowed factories to resume production and stores to open.

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