Two more infected with coronavirus in Bangladesh: IEDCR | Daily Star
03:24 PM, March 31, 2020 / LAST MODIFIED: 04:38 PM, March 31, 2020

Two more infected, 6 including 70-year-old recover: IEDCR

Two more persons have tested positive with coronavirus (Covid-19) in Bangladesh in the past 24 hours, taking the number of the confirmed cases to 51, according to the IEDCR.

Additionally, six more persons have recovered from coronavirus infection including one 70-year-old and a nurse, said Prof Meerjady Sabrina Flora, director of Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research (IEDCR), at a briefing in the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) in Dhaka.

The current number of recovery from Covid-19 is 25.

The two new identified cases are two men in their fifties, the director said.

Of the duo, one is a 57-year-old Saudi-returnee who has diabetes. The other is a 55-year-old with no record of going abroad, the director said.

"The second infected person has diabetes and hypertension. We are trying to find out how he got infected," she said, adding that both are doing well.

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