• Total infected: 473,991
• Total death: 6,772
• Total recovery: 390,951
• Total sample test: 2,836,411
Bangladesh has logged 24 more deaths from the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) in the last 24 hours until Friday 8am, while 2,252 people have tested positive for the virus.
The country's death toll from Covid-19 is 6,772, and the number of novel coronavirus cases in the country now stands at 473,991, according to a press release issued by the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).
The latest day's infection rate was 14.59% of the total tests, though the overall rate in the country till date was 16.71%. The death rate stands at 1.43%.
Some 2,572 patients were declared free of Covid-19 during the same period, raising the total number of recoveries to 39,0951 with an 82.48% recovery rate.
Among the latest day's victims, 20 were men and four were women. All the deceased died at different hospitals across the country.
Moreover, 14 of them hailed from Dhaka, two from Chattogram, two from Barishal, one each from the Rajshahi, Sylhet and Rangpur divisions and three from Mymensingh districts.
Meanwhile, 15,430 samples were tested in 118 labs across the country in the past 24 hours. A total of 2,836,411 samples have been tested in the country so far.
The gender breakdown of Covid-19 victims shows that 5,184 of the total deceased were men and 1,588 were women.
In the last 24 hours, 1,153 people have been placed in quarantine. Now, 41,593 people are quarantined across the country, read the press release.
Some 180 Covid-19 suspected patients were taken into isolation in the last 24 hours. Now, 12,997 people are staying in different isolation units across the country.
The country's maiden cases were reported on 8 March this year and the first death from the virus was reported on 18 March.