Bangladesh reported 1,739 new cases of Covid-19 in the last 24 hours till Monday 8 am, with a positivity rate of 8.95% which is the lowest in 47 days.
Today's positivity rate is the lowest since 17 March when it was recorded at 7.68% in a time span of 24 hours.
According to data released by the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS), the total case count in the country stands at 7,63,682.
Besides, 65 more deaths were recorded in the last 24 hours, which pushed the total death count to 11,644 and the death rate from the virus now stands at 1.52%.
Bangladesh saw its highest-ever 112 deaths from Covid-19 on 19 April and the highest 7,626 cases on 7 April.
In the meantime, the country tested 19,431 samples in its 420 labs on Monday.
Among the latest day's victims, 42 were men, and 23 were women. Of them, 60 died in different hospitals across the country while five died at home.
Moreover, 32 of the deceased hailed from the Dhaka Division, 17 from Chattogram, six from Sylhet, four from Khulna, two each from Rajshahi, Barishal and Rangpur divisions.
Also, 3,834 patients were declared free of Covid-19 during the last 24 hours, with an 90.50% recovery rate.
The Covid-19 victims' gender breakdown shows that 8,476 of the total deceased across the country were men and 3,168 were women.
The country's maiden covid-19 cases were reported on 8 March last year and the first death from the virus was reported on 18 March.
India on Monday reported as many as 368,147 new cases of coronavirus disease (Covid-19) in the preceding 24 hours, pushing the country's total infection tally to 19,925,604, according to the Union health ministry's dashboard at 9:15am.
As many as 3,417 new coronavirus-related fatalities were also recorded, taking the nationwide death toll to 218,959, reports Hindustan Times.
As of Monday, 3,217,394 people died of Covid-19 and 153,536,038 were infected so far, according to data provided by Worlometer.