Bangladesh reports 2,747 new cases, 41 more virus deaths in 24hrs

People wait in the queue outside of a coronavirus testing center amid concerns over coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Dhaka, Bangladesh, May 17, 2020. REUTERS

Bangladesh on Wednesday reported 41 new deaths from the novel coronavirus infection in a daily count, taking the death toll to 3,781.

Another 2,747 coronavirus patients found in 24 hours, raising the total number of infections to 285,091.

A press release of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) made the disclosure on Wednesday afternoon.

Health authorities reported that another 2,913 people have recovered from the disease in a day, taking the total number of recoveries to 165,738.

A total of 785,202 people died from coronavirus worldwide in the 215 countries and territories since the virus emerged in Wuhan of China last December, according to latest data from worldometer.