BSS-54 PM to hold videoconference on coronavirus situation tomorrow

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PM to hold videoconference on coronavirus situation tomorrow

DHAKA, April 6, 2020 (BSS)- Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will hold a
videoconference with the officials of 15 districts of Chattogram and Sylhet
divisions on the present coronavirus situation in the country.

“The videoconference will start at 10am at the prime minister’s official
Ganabhaban residence, and the officials of 15 districts of the two divisions
will be connected to it,” PM’s Press Secretary Ihsanul Karim told BSS.

The lethal virus overnight claimed three more lives in the country and
infected 35 others increasing the death toll to 12 and number of infected people to
123.

“Three more COVID-19 patients died in the last 24 hours,” Institute of
Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research (IEDCR) director Professor Dr
Meerjady Sabrina Flora told a virtual media briefing today.

Flora added that detection of fresh 35 cases during the period now took
the number of coronavirus cases to 123 in the country, while 64 of them were
found in Dhaka, 23 in Narayanganj, 11 in Madaripur and five in Gaibandha.

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