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7,660 health professionals infected, 78 docs die in country

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Health Desk- 21 August 2020: Over 7,660 health professionals, including physicians and nurses, have so far been infected with coronavirus while 78 doctors died from Covid-19 all over the country.

According to Bangladesh Medical Association (BMA), of the 7,660, 2591 are physicians, 1920 nurses and 3,149 are health workers. Around 78 physicians so far died of the global respiratory disease in the country, it added.

It is important to mention that on March 8, Bangladesh confirmed detection of the first Covid-19 patient while the first death from the disease was reported on March 18.