Bangladesh, currently seeing a downtrend of Covid-19 cases, detected 4,698 fresh cases in 34, 111sample tests in last 24 hours on Thursday when case positivity rate dropped to 13.77%
The country last reported 13.39% daily case positivity rate on June 11.
The fresh numbers took the country’s death tally to 25,729 and caseload to 1,482,628.
The recovery rate rose to 94.38%, but the case fatality also rose to 1.74% compared to the same period.
Among the new deaths, 37 died in Dhaka division, 24 in Chattogram,13 in Sylhet, eight in Khulna, six in Barishal , five each in Rajshahi and Mymensingh and four in Rangpur divisions.
Of them, 52 were male and 50 female.