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Coronavirus: Five more test positive in Rajshahi

| Updated: April 17, 2020 08:50:23

Coronavirus: Five more test positive in Rajshahi

Five more people tested positive for coronavirus at Rajshahi Medical College Hospital (RMCH) on Thursday.

Dr Gopendra Nath Acharya, divisional director of Health, said one of them is a woman from Mohonpur upazila in the district and four others are male from Pabna, Bogura and Joypurhat.

The total coronavirus cases is now eight in the division, he added.

Bangladesh has so far confirmed 1,572 coronavirus cases and 60 deaths from the highly contagious virus as of Thursday, reports UNB.

Among those, the country confirmed a record number of 341 positive cases and ten deaths from the virus in only 24 hours in as of Thursday.

Meanwhile, the global death tolls from the highly infectious disease reached to 136,032 on Thursday afternoon.

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