Covid-19: Number of total cases 2.97 lakh
Forty-two people have died from Covid-19 in the country during last 24 hours, according to a press release issued by the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).
The total number of deaths has now reached 3,983 and the death rate stands at 1.34 percent.
Two thousand four hundred and eighty-five people have tested positive for Covid-19 in the last 24 hours, adds the press release.
With the fresh cases, the total number of positive cases so far in the country stands at 2,97,083 and the current positivity rate is 18.57 percent.
Bangladesh is currently 15th in the list of worst affected countries in the world in terms of the number of cases.
The position is one step ahead of Pakistan and one step behind Saudi Arabia, according to worldometer.info.
The total positivity rate stands at 20.40 percent, according to the release.
A total of 13,382 samples were tested across the country in the last 24 hours.
Meanwhile, 3,784 Covid-19 patients have recovered in the last 24 hours.
The total number of recoveries stands at 1,82,875 and the recovery rate at 61.56 percent.
Four hundred and eighty-eight people were put under isolation in the last 24 hours, the release added.
Among the deceased, 31 were male and 11 were female while two were between 31-40 years old, nine between 41-50, 12 within 51-60 and 19 were above 60 years old.