Bangladesh reported 22 more deaths from Covid-19 while health authorities detected 261 new cases in the last 24 hours till Saturday 8 am.
With today's figures, the total death count reached 12,124 and total positive cases stand at 7,79,796.During this period, the fatality rate was 1.55%, according to the data provided by the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).
The daily infection rate dropped to 6.95% from Friday's 10.82%, while the recovery rate stood at 92.52%.
Bangladesh has so far carried out 5,702,286 tests since reporting the first Covid-19 cases on March 8 last year and the first death from the virus on the 18th of the month.
The country experienced a surge in Covid-19 cases in April and the daily cases fell below 2,000 in early May.