• Total infected: 436,684
• Total death: 6,254
• Total recovery: 352,895
• Total sample test: 2,572,952
Bangladesh reported 39 more deaths, the highest daily figure since 21 September, from the novel coronavirus in the last 24 hours till Tuesday 8am.
Earlier on 21 September, the health department reported 40 deaths from the dreaded virus.
The country's death toll from the virus now stands at 6,254, according to a press release issued by the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).
In the meantime, 2,212 people tested positive for Covid-19. The number of novel coronavirus cases in the country now stands at 436,684.
The latest day's infection rate was 13.83 % of the total tests, though the overall rate in the country till date was 16.97 %. The death rate stands at 1.43 %.
Among the latest day's victims, 30 were men and nine were women. All the deceased died in different hospitals across the country.
Moreover, 22 of them hailed from Dhaka, five each from Chattogram and and Rangpur, three from Rajshahi and two each from Sylhet and Barishal divisions.
Meanwhile, 15,990 samples were tested in 117 labs across the country in the past 24 hours. A total of 2,572,952 samples have been tested in the country so far.
Also, 1,749 patients were declared free of Covid-19 during the same period, raising the total number of recoveries to 352,895 with an 80.81% recovery rate.
729 people have been placed in quarantine in the last 24 hours. Now, 38,936 people are in quarantine across the country, reads the press release.
181 Covid-19 suspected patients were taken into isolation and 157 left in last 24 hours. Now, 12,194 people are staying in different isolation units across the country.
The country's maiden cases were reported on March 8 this year and the first death from the virus was reported on March 18.
The world has entered in the tenth month of the pandemic. At the time of writing, the virus has infected more than 55,401,045 people and close to 1,333,263 people died.