Bangladesh saw 1,386 new cases of Covid-19 in the last 24 hours, with a positivity rate of 8.19%.
Today's positivity rate is the lowest in 52 days as it was recorded at 7.68% on 18 March. Besides, the total caseload reached 7,73,513 in the country, according to the data provided by the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).
Meanwhile, 56 more people died of the virus during the 24 hour-period, which took the total death count to 11,934. The fatality rate stands at 1.54 on Sunday.
In the meantime, 16,915 samples were tested in 454 labs across the country.
Among the latest day's victims, 38 were men, and 18 were women. Of them, 51 died in different hospitals across the country while five at home.
Moreover, 22 of the deceased hailed from the Dhaka Division, 21 from Chattogram, four from Khulna, three from Rajshahi, two each from Barishal and Ranpur, and one each from Sylhet and Mymensingh divisions.
Also, 3,329 patients were declared free of Covid-19 during the last 24 hours, with a 91.81% recovery rate.
The Covid-19 victims' gender breakdown shows that 8,653 of the total deceased across the country were men and 3,281 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.
The coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic continued to worsen in India as the trajectory maintained an upward trend. On Sunday, the nation added 403,738 to its tally, according to the Union ministry of health family welfare's daily bulletin.
The daily fatalities remained above 4,000 as 4,092 people died due to the viral infection, pushing the death toll to 242,362. With the latest addition, the total Covid-19 caseload has now soared to 22,296,414.
Covid-19 has claimed 3,298,084 lives worldwide and infected 158,364,642 so far, according to the data provided by Worldometer.