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Bangladesh confirms first 3 cases of coronavirus

Two of the patients recently returned from Italy

The streets of Dhaka: Experts warn that the outbreak may be hard to contain in densely populated South Asia, with its generally weak medical infrastructure.

DHAKA (Reuters) -- Bangladesh on Sunday confirmed its first three cases of coronavirus in the south Asian country, said the Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research.

The affected people, aged between 20 and 35, include two who returned home from Italy recently, IEDCR Director Meerjady Sabrina told reporters.

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