Bangladesh has confirmed 38 more Covid-19 deaths in the last 24 hours, taking the total death tally to 12,348.
Meanwhile, 1,028 more people were infected with Covid-19 in the last 24 hours till 8:00am on Saturday, taking the total case count to 7,87,726.On the preceding 24 hours, the positivity rate was recorded at 8.41% after testing 12,230 samples in 482 labs across the country, according to the data provided by the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) on Saturday afternoon..
Besides, the fatality rate rose to 1.57% and the recovery rate stood at 92.65%.
So far, the country has carried out 5,805,407 sample tests since reporting its first cases on March 8 last year and the first death on March 18, 2020.
Bangladesh has so far reported 787,726 coronavirus cases.