WORLD Bangladesh's coronavirus cases rise to 168,645 with 3,027 new infections

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Bangladesh's coronavirus cases rise to 168,645 with 3,027 new infections

By Sun Guangyong | People's Daily app

19:32, July 07, 2020

Bangkok (People's Daily) - Bangladesh on Tuesday confirmed 3,027 new coronavirus cases, bringing the total to 168,645 since the virus was first detected in the country in March.

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A shopkeeper cleans dust from a chandelier at a light shop in Dhaka on July 3, 2020. (Photo: AFP)

A total of 78,102 patients have recovered and returned home, and 2,151 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 successively deployed to the severely hit areas 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.

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