Bangladesh confirmed 44 more deaths from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours until Thursday 8am.
With this the death toll now stands at 3,557 and the death rate stands at 1.32 percent, according to a press release from the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) issued on Thursday.
In the last 24 hours, 2,617 people tested positive for Covid-19 and the infection rate stood at 19.88 percent.
With the new cases, the country now has 269,115 Covid-19 positive cases at an infection rate of 20.45 percent, according to the DGHS.
A total of 12,892 samples were collected in the last 24 hours, and 13,162 were tested in 87 labs across the country. So far 1,315,901 samples have been tested.
Besides, a total of 1,782 patients have recovered during the time, increasing the tally to 154,871 at a recovery rate to 57.55 percent.
Of the deceased, 31 were men and 13 women. Moreover, 19 of them were from Dhaka, six from Chattogram, two from Rangpur, seven from Khulna, three from Barishal, three from Rajshahi and four from Sylhet division.
Forty-one of the deceased died in different hospitals and three at their homes.
Of the deceased, one was aged between 31 and 40, seven were in the 41-50 years range, 11 in 51-60 years and 25 were above 60.
Bangladesh confirmed the first Covid-19 case on March 8, and the first death from the coronavirus was on March 18.
The gender-wise analysis of the victims disclosed that 2,813 people who have died from Covid-19 were male and 744 were females, which are 79.08 percent and 20.92 percent respectively.
Division-wise, out of 3,557 fatalities till date show that 47.79 percent or 1,700 hailed from Dhaka division, 23.19 percent or 825 from Chattogram, 7.82 percent or 278 from Khulna, 6.44 percent or 229 from Rajshahi, 4.67 percent or 166 from Sylhet, 3.88 percent or 138 from Barishal, 4.02 percent or 143 from Rangpur and 2.19 percent or 72 from Mymensingh division.