Bangladesh confirms 790 new virus cases, a daily record; death toll hits 186

Three more person has died from coronavirus (Covid-19) in Bangladesh in the last 24 hours, raising the total death toll in the country to 186.

The tally of coronavirus infections has surged to 11,719 in Bangladesh after 790 new COVID-19 cases were detected, marking the biggest spike in a 24-hour count.

Prof Dr Nasima Sultana, additional director general of DGHS came up with the update while addressing an online regular health bulletin about the latest corona situation in the country at 2:30.

Two men and a woman died in the 24 hours to 8 am Wednesday, bringing the body count to 186, said DGHS Additional Director General Nasima Sultana.