Bangladesh recorded 7,462 new infections and 63 more deaths from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours till Friday 8am, according to a press release issued by the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) on Friday afternoon.
Including the new figure, the death toll now reached at 9,584 with a fatality rate of 1.42% while the total caseload hit at 6,73,594 with an infection rate of 23.57%.However, the overall infection rate in the country now stands at 13.62%.
Meanwhile, 31,654 samples were tested in 243 labs across the country in the past 24 hours. A total of 49,47,412 samples have been tested in the country so far.
Also, 3,511 patients were declared free of Covid-19 during the same period, raising the total number of recoveries to 568,541 with an 84.40% recovery rate.