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Country sees 37 more deaths in Covid-19

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UNB, Dhaka :
Amid the recent resurgence of Coronavirus pandemic across the globe, Bangladesh continues to report an upward trend in both new cases and deaths.
Health authorities on Thursday detected 2,292 new patients across the country in 24 hours, taking the total to 456,438.
During the period, 37 more patients died from Covid-19, raising the death toll to 6,524.
The death rate stood at 1.43 percent, said the Directorate General of Health Services.
So far, 371,453 patients - 81.38 percent-including 2,274 new ones in the last 24 hours have recovered.
Bangladesh reported its first cases on March 8. The infection number reached the 300,000-mark on August 26. The first death was reported on March 18 and the death toll exceeded 6,000 on November 4.
Until now,2,713,202 tests have been carried out, including 17,052 new ones, and 16.82 percent of the patients turned out to be positive.
Bangladesh is seeing 2680.10 infections, 2181.49 recoveries, and 38.31 deaths per million.

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