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Bangladesh confirms first three novel coronavirus cases

A report in the Dhaka Tribune states that two out of the three patients had recently been to Italy, and the third, a relative, contracted it from them.

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Dhaka: Bangladesh on Sunday confirmed its first three cases of coronavirus in the country, according to a media report.

The affected– two men and a woman– were found positive for the coronavirus infection on Saturday, the Dhaka Tribune reported.

“Among them, two of the victims had recently returned from Italy while the other is a relative of one of the returnees,” Meerjady Sabrina Flora, the director of Institue of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research, said.

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