Bangladesh has confirmed 34 more deaths from the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) in the last 24 hours until 8am Friday.
The country's death toll from Covid-19 now stands at 4,668, according to a press release issued by the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).
The death rate among Covid-19 patients in the country is 1.39%. Per million people, 27.41 people have died from Covid-19 in the country, read the press release.
In the last 24 hours, 1,792 people tested positive for Covid-19, which brings the total number of novel coronavirus cases in the country to 334,762. Per million, 1,965.64 people have tested positive for Covid-19 in Bangladesh.
The latest day's infection rate was 12.15%, while the overall infection rate was 19.64%.
In the same period, 14,961 samples were collected and 14,747 were tested in 94 labs across the country. So far, 1,704,758 samples have been tested.
A total of 2,474 patients have recovered from the novel coronavirus in the past 24 hours and the total number of recoveries reached 236,024; while the recovery rate stands at 70.51%.
The country is now in its 27th week of infection after the first cases were detected on March 8 this year. The first death from the virus was reported 10 days later, on March 18.
Of the deceased patients: 25 were men and nine were women. Moreover, 19 of them hailed from Dhaka, five from Chattogram, one each from Rajshahi and Sylhet, three from Khulna, two from Barishal, and three from Rangpur division.
All 34 of the latest victims died in different hospitals.
Out of the 34 deceased, one, each, was from the age group 31 to 40 and 41 to 50. Meanwhile, 16, each, were from the age group 51 to 60 and above 60.
Regarding division-wise fatalities: 2,258 victims hailed from Dhaka division, 989 from Chattogram, 396 from Khulna, 312 from Rajshahi, 223 from Rangpur, 210 from Sylhet, 180 from Barisal, and 100 from Mymensingh.