Bangladesh recorded the highest single-day Covid-19 positive cases with 549 new infections while witnessing a fall in deaths as three people died on Tuesday.
The death toll from the deadly coronavirus rose to 155 and the total number of infected people stood at 6,462.
"All the deceased were Dhaka residents and were above 60", said Dr Nasima Sultana, additional director general of the Directorate General of Health Services, in a virtual bulletin on Tuesday.
Eight patients have been cured and a total of 139 have recovered so far, said Nasima adding that 4,309 samples were collected while 4,332 were tested on Tuesday.
In the last 24 hours, till 2:30 pm on Tuesday, sample collection increased by 2.79 percent while testing increased by 13.64 percent compared to that in the previous day.
In the meantime, authorities have taken 111 Covid-19 suspected individuals into isolation, making the total number of isolations at 1,284. So far, 785 have been released.
According to data from the Institute of Epidemiology Disease Control and Research, 68 percent are male while 32 percent are female among the total number of covid-19 patients.
Besides, 26 percent of people aged 21-30 were affected, followed by 24 percent of people aged 31-40 years.
So far, the government has distributed 1,309,148 personal protective equipment (PPE) and has 3,41,444 in stock. Around 18,050 PPE were distributed on Tuesday.
Around 341 ICU beds, and 102 dialysis units, and 9,738 isolation beds are available for the treatment of coronavirus infected patients in the country.
According to the latest data provided during the bulletin, the country is capable of housing 30,635 people for institutional quarantine in 601 institutions across the country.
Around 76,840 people are in quarantine in total, while 104,953 have been released so far.
Till date, the virus has killed at least 211,221 people globally and infected more than three million.