Bangladesh confirmed 37 more deaths from Covid-19 while health authorities detected 1,608 new cases in the last 24 hours till Wednesday 8 am.
With today's figures, the total death count reached 12,248 and total positive cases stood at 783,737.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 Wednesday.
In the preceding 24 hours, the positivity rate was recorded at 7.83% after testing 16,855 samples in 466 labs across the country.
In the preceding 24 hours, the positivity rate was recorded at 7.83% after testing 20,528 samples in 466 labs across the country.
Meanwhile, another 1,923 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.