44 more die of coronavirus, 3201 new infected
The tally of COVID-19 infections in the country has surged to 1,65,618 after 3201 new cases were detected in the last 24 hours. Besides, 44 more fatalities from the virus have been reported during the time, raising the death toll from the pandemic to 2096.
DGHS Additional Director General (administration) Prof Nasima Sultana came up with the disclosure joining the daily health bulletin of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) online on Monday.
The first coronavirus death was reported in the country on March 18, ten days after the detection of the first COVID-19 cases.
The coronavirus, that first reported in China late last year, is now affecting 213 countries and territories around the world and two international conveyances. As of Monday afternoon, a total of 11,571,722 people has been diagnosed with the virus worldwide, as the death toll rises to 537,045 while 6,542,709 patients have recovered, according to worldometers data.