The number of daily deaths from Covid-19 continues to rise as the country reported 63 more deaths in the last 24 hours, up from 60 in the previous day.
Today's death toll is the highest in 45 days as the country reported 65 Covid-19 deaths on 3 May last.
With this, the total death toll increased to 13,345 and the fatality rate was recorded at 1.59% during the same period, according to the data provided by the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).
The number of fresh cases also remained high as 3,840 more people contracted the viral disease in the preceding 24 hours. Today's case figures took the case tally to 8,41,087 as of Thursday.
Bangladesh reported a 15.44% positivity rate after testing 24,871 samples in 528 labs across the country.
Among the latest day's victims, 45 were men, and 18 were women. Of the victims, 55 died in different hospitals across the country while eight died at home.
Moreover, 20 of the deceased hailed from Khulna division, 13 from Rajshahi, 11 from Chattogram, 10 from Dhaka, three from Barishal, two each from Ranpur, Mymensingh and Sylhet divisions.
Also, 2,714 patients were declared free of Covid-19 during the last 24 hours, with a 92.32% recovery rate.
The Covid-19 victims' gender breakdown shows that 9,588 of the total deceased across the country were men and 3,757 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.
India registered 67,208 fresh cases of Coronavirus disease (Covid-19) in the last 24 hours, along with 2330 Covid-19 related deaths, according to Union health ministry update on Thursday. With this, the nationwide tally of Covid-19 cases rose to 29,700,313, and the death toll reached 381,903, reports Hindustan Times.
As of Thursday, 3,849,768 people globally succumbed to the viral disease and so far 177,842,616 people contracted the virus, according to data provided by Worldometer.