Bangladesh registered two deaths from Covid-19 with 31 fresh cases in 24 hours till Monday morning, health authorities said.
The fresh numbers took the total fatalities from the pandemic so far to 29,130 while the caseload mounted to 19,53,264.
The daily test positivity rate slightly decreased to 0.67 per cent from Sunday’s 0.78 per cent as 4,659 samples were tested, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).
The mortality rate remained unchanged at 1.49 per cent. The recovery rate rose to 97.33 per cent as 193 patients recovered during this period.
In April, the country reported only five Covid-linked deaths and 1,114 new cases, while 14,100 patients recovered from the disease, according to the DGHS.
Among the five deaths during the period, two were unvaccinated patients while three were vaccinated with two doses of the Covid vaccine.
The country reported its first zero Covid death in a single day on November 20 last year, along with 178 cases, since the pandemic broke out here in March 2020.
The country registered its highest daily caseload of 16,230 on July 28 last year and daily fatalities of 264 on August 10 in the same year.