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2020-04-05 13:43:44 BdST

Bangladesh identifies 5 coronavirus clusters


The Institute of Epidemiology Disease Control and Research (IEDCR) has identified five clusters of coronavirus infections around the country.

"The clusters are – two in Dhaka – Tolarbag and Basabo, one each in Narayanganj, Madaripur and Gaibandha," said IEDCR Director Professor Dr Meerjady Sabrina Flora in a virtual press briefing today.

"Among the clusters - capital's Mirpur, with 11 confirmed cases and Basabo are red-light areas. We have collected samples of the family members and contacts of the coronavirus patients," she added.

So far, a total of nine people have died from the deadly virus in the country and 88 people have been tested positive.

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