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Bangladesh records 366 virus cases, seven deaths in 24 hours

| Updated: February 22, 2021 21:05:04

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Bangladesh has detected 366 new cases of the coronavirus in a 24-hour period, taking the tally of infections to 543,717.

The death toll climbed to 8,356 after seven fatalities from COVID-19 were registered until 8 am Monday, according to data released by the government, reports bdnews24.com.

Another 692 people recovered from the illness through treatment at home and in hospital care in the same period, bringing the tally of recoveries to 492,059.

Globally, over 111.39 million people have been infected by the novel coronavirus and 2.46 million have died, according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University.

Infections have been reported in more than 210 countries and territories since the first cases were identified in China in December 2019.

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