Bangladesh reports 5 COVID deaths, no new cases in last 24 hours

New Delhi (NVI): Bangladesh reported its fifth death due to coronavirus today, with 27 positive cases in the country so far.

82 people have been tested in the last 24 hours but no positive cases have been reported, according to United News of Bangladesh.

The country has suspended all domestic flights, trains and public transport to fight the pandemic.

On Monday, the Bangladesh government declared a 10-day shutdown from March 26 to battle the spread of the coronavirus.

Both the private and public sectors, except emergency services, have come to a temporary halt.

In addition to this, Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research (IEDCR) Director Meerjady Sabrina Flora said a total of 47 people have been kept in isolation while 47 others are in institutional quarantine.