The Bangladesh has faced a little bit rise in daily coronavirus infection death while the number of infection cases declined a little bit in the last 24 hours till Thursday morning.
According to Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS), 9 Covid-19 patients died and 237 infection cases were recorded in the last 24 hours till Thursday morning.
The daily corona infection rate has remained below 2 percent for the last several weeks. Some 1.25% infection rate was reported on Thursday. It was 1.49% on Wednesday. It was 1.45% on Tuesday, 1.42% on Monday, 1.16% on Sunday, 1.18% on Saturday and 1.40% on Friday.
For the 52nd consecutive days, the country reported daily positivity rate below 3%. The infection rate was below 4% for 59 days in a row and below 5% for the last 68 consecutive days.
The number of daily cases was reported below 500 for the last 43 days in a row.
The number of total infections has risen to 15,75,185 with the overall positivity rate 14.58%. Some 18,888 samples were tested in the last 24 hours to detect the infection cases.
The national death toll has increased to 27,970 with a case fatality rate of 1.78 percent. The number of death remains below 10 for the last 39 consecutive days.
Some 360 more Covid-19 patients have recovered in the last 24 hours till Thursday morning, raising the total number of recoveries to 15,39,553.
The country's maiden cases were reported on 8 March last year and the first death from the virus was reported on 18 March.