By SM Najmus Sakib

DHAKA, Bangladesh  – Concerns continue to grow in Bangladesh over the country’s limited coronavirus testing capacity, with experts urging the government to focus on increasing daily tests to ensure a successful fight against the pandemic.

As per government data, Bangladesh had tested 21,191 people by Saturday, over 40 days since the country’s first COVID-19 case was reported on March 8.

A total of 2,144 people have tested positive so far, 84 of whom have died and 66 have recovered.

According to the Institute of Epidemiology Disease Control and Research (IEDCR), which operates under the Health Ministry,

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