The number of deaths from the novel coronavirus in Bangladesh rose by 15.56 percent between 8am Thursday and 8am Friday, taking the total death toll in the country to 1,388.
In the 24 hours, Bangladesh reported 3,243 new infections and 45 deaths after testing 15,045 samples.
The total number of infections in the country stood at 105,535 till Friday morning, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).
"Among the dead, 32 are men and 13 women," Dr Nasima Sultana, additional director general of health, said during the daily briefing on Covid-19.
"Of them 21 are from Dhaka, 16 from Chattogram, two each from Rajshahi, Mymensingh and Khulna, and one each from Barishal and Sylhet," she added.
Dr Nasima also informed that 31 of the dead died in different hospitals, while 14 of them died at home.
Some 2,781 patients recovered from the virus in the 24 hours, taking the total number of recovered Covid-19 patients to 42,945.
"About 40.69 percent coronavirus-infected patients – both symptomatic and asymptomatic – have recovered from the disease till now, while 1.32 percent died," Dr Nasima further said.
The infection rate stood at 21.56 percent on Friday.
The DGHS additional director general said there are 399 intensive care units (ICUs) and 112 dialysis beds available for the treatment of coronavirus-infected patients across the country.
There were 63,054 people quarantined across the country – including 2,585 newly quarantined individuals – as of Friday morning. So far, 272,172 people have completed their quarantine.
Nasima Sultana said, "The authorities have placed 684 new individuals suspected of having Covid-19 in isolation, bringing the total to 11,474 after 7,081 left."
Till date, a total of 722,285 thermal screenings have been conducted at different ports, including 393 at airports, 140 at seaports and 275 at land ports between Thursday and Friday morning.
The virus has killed 456,650 people globally and infected 8,595,075 people so far.