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269 US citizens to return back

Published: March 30, 2020 18:41:12 | Updated: March 30, 2020 20:05:30

269 US citizens to return back

269 US citizens along with nine dogs will return to their country on Monday evening.

They are scheduled to board a flight of Qatar Airways at 6 pm, according to sources at Civil Aviation Bangladesh.

US Ambassador to Bangladesh will visit Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport at 12:30pm to monitor the overall situation, reports UNB.

The number of COVID-19 patients in Bangladesh rose to 49 as of Monday evening.

Bangladesh has so far confirmed five deaths while the global death toll from the virus rose to 33,965 on Monday morning -- a mortality rate of 18 per cent.

The US now has more than 140,000 confirmed cases.


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