Sixty-four people have died from coronavirus infections in the last 24 hours, Dr Nasima Sultana, additional director general (administration) of DGHS, said during a briefing.

This is the highest number of deaths due to Covid-19 recorded in a day so far in the country.

The death toll now stands at 1,847 and the death rate at 1.27 percent.

Bangladesh remains the 17th worst affected country in the world in terms of the number of cases, according to

Three thousand six hundred eighty-two people have tested positive for Covid-19 in the last 24 hours.

With this, the current infection rate is 19.98 percent and the total number of infections in the country is 1,45,483.

The total infection rate so far stands at 18.98 percent.

A total of 18,426 samples were tested in 66 labs across the country in the last 24 hours, Dr Nasima said.

Meanwhile, 1,844 Covid-19 patients have recovered in the last 24 hours, the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) said today.

The total number of recoveries has reached 59,624 and the current recovery rate is 40.98 percent.

A total of 449 people were put under isolation in the last 24 hours.

Among the deceased, 52 were male. Most of the deceased were from Dhaka and Chattogram divisions.

Of them, seven were between 31-40 years old, six within 41-50, 21 between 51-60, 16 between 61-70, 11 within 71-80 and the rest were between 81-90 years old, Dr Nasima also said.

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