Seven people died from the novel coronavirus and 709 other were tested positive for the disease across the country in the last 24 hours, the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) said on Friday.
"Among the deceased, five were male and two were female. All of them aged between 50 and 90 years," said Nasima Sultana, additional director general of the DGHS, in a regular bulletin on the coronavirus.
With this, the death toll from the deadly virus now stands at 206 and the number of total infections has risen to 13,134.
Around 5,941 samples were tested in 35 labs across the country in the last 24 hours, mentions Nasima.
Meanwhile, 191 patients of Covid-19 have recovered around the country in this period and the number of total recovery now stands at 2,101.
Around 103 patients were sent to isolation while 2,619 were put under home and institutional quarantine during the same period. With this, 1,874 people were put under isolation while 39,146 were kept in quarantine.
On March 8, Bangladesh confirmed the first Covid-19 cases. Over the time, the number of infections is rising rapidly, claiming lives each day. A nationwide shutdown is going on to prevent the spread of Covid-19.
However, garment factories have been reopened at different areas, including Dhaka, Narayanganj and Gazipur by this time. The government has also decided to allow shopping malls and shops to reopen from May 10, on condition to follow health guidelines.
Health experts have criticised the government's decision of reopening shops, and said if the shopping malls are reopened, the coronavirus situation would deteriorate further.
The virus has killed 2,70,879 people globally and infected 3,929,717 so far.