Bangladesh continues to see the upward trend of Covid-19 infections as 2,537 people contracted the dreaded virus in the last 24 hours with a positivity rate of 12.33%.
Meanwhile, single-day deaths saw a slight drop as 33 succumbed to the disease till Wednesday 8 am.
On Tuesday, the country recorded 44 single-day deaths and 2,322 cases with a positivity rate of 12.12%.
With today's figures, the total death toll increased to 12,949 and the case tally reached 8,17,819, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).
The death rate remained unchanged at 1.58% during the same period.
In the preceding 24 hours, 20,584 samples were tested in 510 labs across the country.
Among the latest day's victims, 17 were men, and 19 were women. Of the victims, 33 died in different hospitals across the country while three at home.
Moreover, 10 of the deceased hailed from Khulna, nine from Rajshahi, six each from Dhaka and Chattogram, four from Rangpur and one from Sylhet division.
Also, 2,267 patients were declared free of Covid-19 during the last 24 hours, with a 92.63% recovery rate.
The Covid-19 victims' gender breakdown shows that 9,319 of the total deceased across the country were men and 3,630 were women.
The country's maiden cases were reported on 8 March last year and the first death from the virus was reported on 18 March.
India on Wednesday recorded 92,596 fresh infections of coronavirus disease (Covid-19), taking the cumulative tally in the country to 29,089,069, the health ministry said.
The country also recorded 2219 deaths in the last 24 hours, data updated at 8 am showed. A total of 353,528 people have succumbed to the viral contagion in the country since the start of the pandemic.