Bangladesh: 600 physicians test coronavirus

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Dhaka: More than 600 physicians at both government and private hospitals got infected with coronavirus while treating patients, Bangladesh Doctors Foundation (BDF) said Wednesday.

“Besides, 375 nurses were also diagnosed with coronavirus,” said Dr Nirupam Das, the chief administrator of the foundation.

Among the infected physicians, 421 are from Dhaka division alone. Of those, 253 are from government hospitals, 146 are attached to private hospitals while 22 are shown in other categories.