Bangladesh's death toll from Covid-19 has crossed the 4,500-mark; with 37 new deaths registering in the 24 hours until 8:00am on Monday.
The total number of deaths from the virus has now reached 4,516 and the death rate stands at 1.38%, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).
In the last 24 hours, 2,202 people tested positive, raising the total number of cases in the country to 327,359.
The single-day infection rate is 14.29% against the samples tested, while the overall infection rate is 19.90 percent.
Thirty men and seven women are among the deceased.
Thirteen of them hailed from Dhaka division, six from Chattogram, three from Khulna, one each from Mymensingh and Barishal, seven from Rangpur, four from Sylhet, and two from Rajshahi.
Thirty-one died in hospital while six died at their homes.
Around 68.60% of novel coronavirus patients–both symptomatic and asymptomatic–have recovered in Bangladesh so far.
The division-wise fatalities are as follows: 2,184 hailed from Dhaka, 966 from Chattogram, 299 from Rajshahi, 378 from Khulna, 175 from Barishal, 205 from Sylhet, 212 from Rangpur, and 97 from Mymensingh.
Currently, 51,561 people are quarantined across the country – including 1,436 newly-quarantined individuals.
The authorities placed 424 new individuals suspected of having Covid-19 into isolation.
The virus has killed 876,616 people globally and infected 267,63,217.