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PM to hold videoconference on coronavirus situation today

Published: April 07, 2020 07:37:19 | Updated: April 08, 2020 18:14:52

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Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will hold a videoconference with the public representatives and officials of 15 districts of Chattogram and Sylhet divisions today on the present coronavirus situation in the country.

“The videoconference will start at 10 am (on Tuesday) at the prime minister’s official
Ganabhaban residence, and the public representatives and officials of the 15 districts of the two divisions will be connected to it,” PM’s Press Secretary Ihsanul Karim said.

The lethal virus claimed three more lives in the country and infected 35 others on Monday increasing the death toll to 12 and number of infected people to 123, reports BSS.

“Three more COVID-19 patients died in the last 24 hours,” Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research (IEDCR) director Professor Dr Meerjady Sabrina Flora told a virtual media briefing on Monday.

Flora added that detection of fresh 35 cases during the period now took the number of coronavirus cases to 123 in the country, while 64 of them were found in Dhaka, 23 in Narayanganj, 11 in Madaripur and five in Gaibandha.

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