Bangladesh confirmed 30 more deaths from Covid-19 while health authorities detected 1,272 new cases in the last 24 hours till Tuesday 8 am.
With today's figures, the total death count reached 12,211 and total positive cases stand at 782,129.The fatality rate was recorded at 1.56% during the period, said a media statement issued by the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) on Tuesday.
In the preceding 24 hours, the positivity rate was recorded at 7.55% after testing 16,855 samples in 466 labs across the country.
Meanwhile, another 1,115 patients were declared free of Covid-19 during the last 24 hours, with a 92.59% recovery rate.
The country's maiden cases were reported on 8 March last year and the first death from the virus was reported on 18 March.