COVID-19: Bangladesh reports 5 more deaths, 552 fresh positive cases on 02 May 2020

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Enamul Hafiz Latifee writes,

Bangladesh on 02 May 2020 reported 5 more deaths from the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and 552 fresh positive cases overnight.

“5 more COVID-19 patients died in the last 24 hours, increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 175,” DGHS Additional Director General (administration) Prof Nasima Sultana told a virtual media briefing at the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) in the city.


She said the tally of infections has soared to 8,790 same period after another 552 people tested positive for COVID-19 from 5,827 samples, the highest number of tests in a single day.

Nasima said three more COVID-19 patients were cured in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of recoveries to 177.

Among the 63 COVID-19-prone districts, Narayanganj is the most hardest-hit one with 966 cases, according to the IEDCR data.


It is followed by Gazipur with 322 positive cases, Kishoreganj with 201 cases, Narsingdi with 151 cases, Mymensingh with 143 cases, Dhaka district with 109 cases, Munshiganj with 112 cases, Chattogram with 74 cases, Gopalganj with 45, Laksmipur with 41 cases, Cox’s Bazar with 37 cases, Barishal with 40 cases, Jashore with 63 cases, Habiganj with 55 cases, Cumilla with 99 cases and Jamalpur with 66 cases.


The worst-hit areas of Dhaka city are Mirpur with 148 cases, Rajarbagh with 150 cases, Mohammadpur with 80 cases, Lalbagh 78 cases, Jatrabari 99 cases, Bangshal with 56 cases, Malibagh with 58 cases, Bashabo with 34 cases, Badda with 41 cases, Kakrail with 135 cases, Gendaria with 42 cases, Hazaribagh with 38 cases, Wari 41 cases, Shahbag with 50 cases, Uttara with 63 cases, Tejgaon with 50 cases, Mogbazar with 43 cases, Mitford with 38 cases, Dhanmondi with 38 cases, Mugda with 69 cases and Mahakhali 68 cases.


Yesterday, DGHS reported 2 deaths from the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and recorded 571 fresh positive cases, and the COVID-19 Mortality rate of Bangladesh was 2.06%.


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