Covid-19 numbers keep climbing: 7 dead, 709 positive in 24 hrs

The Daily Star  May 08, 2020
Star Online Report

Seven people died with coronavirus infections in the last 24 hours, the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) said today.

The death toll now stands at 206, said Prof Dr Nasima Sultana, additional director general (administration) of DGHS, during a briefing.

Seven hundred and nine people have tested positive for Covid-19 in the last 24 hours. With this, the total number of infected has reached 13,134.

A total of 5,941 samples were tested in 35 labs across the country since yesterday, Dr Nasima added.

Meanwhile, 191 patients of Covid-19 have recovered around the country in the last 24 hours. The total recovery number stands at 2,101 now, the DGHS official said.

A total of 130 people were put under isolation in the last 24 hours, she added.

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