Bangladesh on Monday registered 13,768 cases of coronavirus or Covid-19 infections in the last 24 hours, which is the highest-ever infections since the pandemic began in March last year.
Besides, Some 220 more people died of infections in the country during the period.This information was learnt from a press notification signed by additional director general of Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) Prof Dr Nasima Sultana on Monday.
The total infection stands at 1,034,957 while the total death toll is 16,639.
Meanwhile, another 7,020 people recovered from the illness, bringing the total number of recoveries to 881,521.
As many as 44,067 samples were tested across the country, for a positivity rate of 31.24 percent. The latest figures put the recovery rate at 85.17 percent and the mortality rate at 1.61 percent.