Bangladesh today reported 30 deaths, highest since 26 December of last year, from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours.
The latest day's death rate is 1.52%. The tally of virus death now stands at 8,720.
Besides, new cases surged by 2,809 in the same period with an infection rate of 11.19%.
The number of people infected in the country now stands at 573,687.
So far 6,595 men fell victim to the viral disease in the country while the number is 2,125 in case of women.
In the last 24 hours, 1,754 patients were declared free of Covid-19 during the same period, raising the total number of recoveries to 5,24,159 with an 91.37 percent recovery rate.
Among the latest day's victims, 25 were men and five were women. Of them, 29 patients died in different hospitals across the country while one at home.
Moreover, 24 of them hailed from Dhaka, four from Chattogram, and one each from Khulna and Sylhet divisions.
Meanwhile, 25,111 samples were tested in 219 labs across the country in the past 24 hours. A total of 44,34,230 samples have been tested in the country so far.
The country's first Covid-19 case was reported on March 8 this year and the first death from the virus was reported on March 18.
Amid a global surge in infection, the neighbouring country India saw the biggest single-day surge in Covid cases since 7 November with 46,951 people found positive for the viral disease in the last 24 hours, reports NDTV. The infection tally now stands at 1,16,46,081 in India till date.
As of Monday, the number of Covid-19 infected people has risen to 123,935,320 worldwide and the fatalities now stands at 2,729,022, according to Worldometer.