Six people died from coronavirus infections, and 718 people were infected with the deadly virus in the country in the last 24 hours until Monday.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) said the daily infection rate must be kept below five percent to keep the country’s coronavirus situation under control, but Bangladesh’s infection rate has crossed 10 percent for over a week.
A total of 5,288 samples were tested across the country during the period, while 5,262 samples were collected.
The country’s daily coronavirus infection rate has remained over 10 percent for over a week, as the single-day cases and casualties also increased here.
The daily infection rate was reported at 13.58 percent in the last 24 hours,
while the total infection rate has stood at 13.61 percent in the country.
The total number of infection cases has risen to 20,22,408, while the total number of deaths from the virus infection has stood at 29,359 in Bangladesh.
According to the DGHS report, in epidemiological week 38 (September 19–25), the country faced a 49.5 percent increase in daily infection cases and a 180 percent increase in daily deaths compared to the previous week.
The report said 4,076 infection cases were reported and 14 died in the 38th epidemiological week of the country, while 2727 infection cases and five deaths were reported in the epidemiological week 37 (September 12-18) this year.
Of the 14 deaths, eight coronavirus patients took the coronavirus vaccine and six patients didn’t take the jab.