The country has recorded 29 deaths, the lowest in nearly a month, from Covid-19 in the latest daily count until 8:00am on Friday.
Of the deceased, 22 were men and seven were women. Fourteen of them died in the capital, four in Rajshahi, three in Barishal, and two each in the Chattogram, Khulna, Rangpur and Mymensingh districts.
Twenty-seven of them died in different hospitals across the country, while two died at their homes.
The overall death rate stood at 1.37%. On August 7, the number of deaths was 27 and since then, the single-day death figure has ranged between 32 and 54.
Including the latest figure, the total number of deaths caused by the deadly virus is 4,412, according to a press release issued by the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).
In the 24-hour period from Thursday 8:00am, 1,929 people have tested Covid-19 positive, raising the total number of cases in the country to 321,615.
The daily infection rate on Friday was 14.76%, slightly lower than the previous day. Additionally, the overall infection rate is 20.04 % against the number of tests done.
In that 24-hour period, 2,211 patients were declared free of the novel coronavirus. The total number of those, who have recovered so far, was 216,191 and the recovery rate stood at 67.22%.
Some 13,369 samples were collected during that period, and 13,073 were tested in 93 labs across the country. So far 1,605,111 samples have been tested.
The gender breakdown of Covid-19 death victims reveals that 3,454 or 78.29% of the total patients were male.
Division-wise fatalities are: 2,134 victims in Dhaka division, 952 in Chattogram, 295 in Rajshahi, 365 in Khulna, 172 in Barishal, 197 in Sylhet, 202 in Rangpur, and 95 in Mymensingh division.
Bangladesh reported its first Covid-19 cases on March 8, while the first death was logged ten days later.
As of Friday, 873,470 people have died of Covid-19 and 26,486,344 have been infected globally, according to Worldometer's data.