New Delhi: Bangladesh on Sunday confirmed its first three cases of coronavirus in the country. They were taken into an isolation ward where they were found positive for the deadly infection on Saturday. Also Read - Coronavirus: Boris Johnson's Condition Improves, Moved Out of Intensive Care

The affected included two men and a woman, aged between 20 and 35, two among whom had returned from Italy. Interestingly, India has 16 positive cases of coronavirus with a recent travel history of Italy. Also Read - No Food, no Jobs: Over 3 Lakh Trucks Stranded on Roads With Rs 35,000 Crore Goods Amid Lockdown



“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. They are in a stable condition and are being treated at a quarantine hospital. Also Read - Coronavirus: Centre Exempts Customs Duty, Cess on Ventilators, COVID-19 Test Kits Till Sept 30

It must be noted that Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who had accepted his Bangladeshi counterpart Sheikh Hasina’s invitation to attend the centenary celebrations of  Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, is scheduled to visit Dhaka on March 17. It