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Bangladesh witnesses 55 more COVID-19 deaths, surpasses France 
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Bangladesh witnesses 55 more COVID-19 deaths, surpasses France 

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 07 Jul 2020, 10:44 am

Dhaka: Bangladesh witnessed the deaths of 55 people in the past 24 hours due to COVID-19, officials said.

Dr Nasima Sultana, additional director general (administration) of DGHS informed about the latest tally on Tuesday.

The death toll now stands at 2,151 and the death rate at 1.28 percent, reports The Daily Star.

Three thousand and twenty-seven people have tested positive for the infectious disease in the past 24 hours.

With this, the current infection rate is 22.98 percent and the total number of infections in the country is 1,68,645.The total infection rate so far stands at 19.31 percent, reported The Daily Star.

With this, Bangladesh again becomes the 17th worst affected country in the world in terms of the number of cases, reported the newspaper.

As per worldometer website, Bangladesh has surpassed France.

The country is behind Germany.