Coronavirus death toll in Bangladesh rose to 2,238on Thursday as 41 more people died from the virus infection during the last 24 hours.
Besides, total confirmed infections surged to 175, 494 as 3,360 new cases were detected after testing 15,632 samples in the period.
Additional Director General of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) Prof Dr Nasima Sultana came up with the disclosure at its daily health bulletin.
The health authorities also counted 3,706 recovery during the period, taking the total number of recovered patients to 84,544.
Global Coronavirus Situation
The confirmed cases of coronavirus across the world crossed 12,012, 125 while the death toll from Covid-19 climbed to 548,896 as of Thursday morning, according to the Centre for System Science and Engineering of Johns Hopkins University (JHU).
As per JHU data, Brazil has grabbed the second position after the US with 1,713,160 cases and 67,964 deaths while India taken the third position again with 742,417 cases. India has so far reported 20,642 deaths.
Meanwhile, Russia counted the fourth highest cases — 699,749 — till date.
Among the countries, the US has been the worst-hit with the highest recorded deaths of 132,277 patients and about 3,053,328 confirmed cases.
Coronavirus cases were first reported in China in December last year.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) declared the coronavirus crisis a pandemic on March 11.unb