Bangladesh reported 83 more Covid-19 deaths in the last 24 hours till 8am Saturday, pushing the death toll from the infectious disease to 10,952 in the country.
The number of daily deaths dropped below 90 on Friday, with 88 single-day fatalities. Earlier, it fell below 100 on Tuesday after a record number of daily deaths in four consecutive days since April 16.
The country's highest-ever deaths from Covid-19 were reported on 19 April when 112 people died from the dreaded virus.
The Covid-19 fatality rate now stands at 1.48% in the country.
Meanwhile, the infection rate further dropped to 13.11%, with 2,697 new cases being reported during the time. The total caseload reached 7,42,400 here.
On Friday, the positivity rate was reported at 14% with 3,629 new infections, which was 14.63% the day before yesterday.
In the meantime, 20,571 samples were tested in 350 labs across the country.
Among the latest day's victims, 58 were men, and 25 were women. Of them, 81 died in different hospitals across the country while two succumbed to the virus at home.
Also, 5,477 patients were declared free of Covid-19 during the last 24 hours, with an 87.98% recovery rate.
The Covid-19 victims' gender breakdown shows that of the total deceased across the country, 8,068 were men and 2,884 were women.
Moreover, 52 of the deceased hailed from the Dhaka Division, 13 from Chattogram, five from Khulna, four from Barishal, three each from Rajshahi, Sylhet, and Rangpur divisions.
The country's maiden cases were reported on 8 March last year and the news of the first death from the virus came out 10 days later, on 18 March.