Bangladesh confirmed 43 more deaths from coronavirus or Covid-19 in the last 24 hours till 8:00am on Friday, taking the tally to 13,032.
Besides, 2,454 people have newly been infected with the virus in the same period. The total number of Covid-19 cases stood at 8,22,850.A press release signed by additional director general of Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) disclosed this information on Friday afternoon.
A total of 18,535 samples were tested in 510 labs across the country.
Also, 2,286 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.