Bangladesh logged 27 more deaths from the novel coronavirus in the last 24 hours till Sunday 8am.
The country's death toll from the virus now stands at 7,626, according to a press release issued by the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).
In the last 24 hours, 835 people tested positive for Covid-19, taking the number of novel coronavirus cases in the country to 5,16,019.
The latest day's infection rate was 7.64% of the total tests. The overall infection rate in the country to date was 15.83%. The death rate currently stands at 1.48%.
During the last 24 hours, 978 patients were declared free of Covid-19, raising the total number of recoveries to 4,60,598 with an 89.26% recovery rate.
Among the latest day's victims, 16 were men and 11 were women. All of them died in different hospitals across the country.
Moreover, 15 of them hailed from Dhaka, four from Rajshahi, one from Khulna, three from Rangpur and two each from Mymensingh and Sylhet divisions.
Meanwhile, 10,925 samples were tested in 180 labs across the country in the past 24 hours. A total of 32,60,327 samples have been tested in the country so far.
The gender breakdown of Covid-19 victims shows that 5,797 of the total deceased were men and 1,829 were women.
The country's first Covid-19 case was reported on 8 March, 2020 and the first death from the virus was reported on 18 March, 2020.