WORLD Bangladesh's coronavirus cases rise to165,618 with 3,204 new infections

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Bangladesh's coronavirus cases rise to165,618 with 3,204 new infections

By Sun Guangyong | People's Daily app

21:35, July 06, 2020

Bangkok (People's Daily) - Bangladesh on Monday confirmed 3,204 new coronavirus cases, bringing the total to 165,618 since the virus was first detected in the country in March.

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This photograph taken on June 18, 2020 shows labourers working at a garment factory as it has reopened after being close during a lockdown imposed as a preventive measure against the COVID-19 coronavirus in Savar on the outskirts of Dhaka. (Photo: AFP)

A total of 87,373 patients remain hospitalized, 76,149 have recovered and returned home, and 2,096 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.

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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