Dhaka, Apr 14: Bangladesh on Tuesday recorded 209 cases of the novel coronavirus, the highest single-day spike in infections since detection of the virus on March 8, while seven more people lost their lives taking the death toll to 46.
"The current number of infections have now risen to 1012," health department official Nasima Sultana said. In DGHS's regular bulletin on coronavirus, she also said today there was no recovery from the deadly virus. The DGHS official called upon all to stay at home and follow advices of the health department. Bangladesh first reported its coronavirus cases on March 8.
Since then the country has been witnessing increase in the infections and deaths. COVID first emerged in the Chinese city of Wuhan in December last year, and then spread to 210 countries and territories. As of Monday, the epidemic has infected 19,30,014 people and killed 1,19,789 across the globe, according to Worldometer, a website which compiles the number of new coronavirus cases and deaths from it. However, total recovery from the coronavirus pandemic reached 4,53,018 across the world. (UNI)