COVID-19 deaths reach 20 in Bangladesh; total cases at 218

(Image source: United News of Bangladesh)

New Delhi (NVI): The total number of COVID-19 fatalities have reached 20 in Bangladesh as 3 more deaths were confirmed today, according to the Institute of Epidemiology Disease Control and Research (IEDCR).

Besides, the total number of positive cases has reached 218 with 54 new infections being reported in the last 24 hours.

No new patient made recovery keeping the total number of recovered patients at 33, according to United News of Bangladesh.

Meanwhile, Tangail has recorded its first patient who has tested positive for the novel coronavirus in Mirzapur upazila of Tangail on Tuesday night, according to media reports.

Around 30 families have been put under lockdown around the patient’s neighbours.

Civil administration has also enforced a district-wide lockdown to contain the spread of coronavirus in Tangail.