Bangladesh reported 97 more deaths from Covid-19 and 3,306 new cases in the last 24 hours till 8am Monday.
The infection rate further fell on Monday to 12.82%, and the total Covid-19 caseload reached 7,48,628 in the country. Bangladesh reported 2,922 single-day Covid-19 cases on Sunday with an infection rate of 13.33%.
The daily Covid death toll jumped to 101 on Sunday days after it dropped below the 100-mark on 20 April. However, the number of daily fatalities slightly fell today, taking the total death count to 11,150 in the country. The fatality rate now stands at 1.49% in the country.
Bangladesh tested 25,786 samples in 350 labs across the country in the last 24 hours, while the number was 21,922 on Sunday.
Among the latest day's victims, 61 were men, and 36 were women. Of them, 93 died in different hospitals across the country while three died at home. Besides, one died while being taken to hospital.
Also, 4,241 patients were declared free of Covid-19 during the last 24 hours, with an 88.39% recovery rate.
The Covid-19 victims' gender breakdown shows that of the total deceased across the country, 8,181 were men and 2,969 were women.
Moreover, 63 of the deceased hailed from the Dhaka Division, 12 from Chattogram, six each from Khulna and Sylhet, four from Rajshahi, three from Barishal, two from Rangpur and one Mymensingh division.
The country's maiden cases were reported on 8 March last year and the first death caused by the virus was on 18 March.
India's daily count of cases of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) stayed above 300,000 for the fifth consecutive day, the Union ministry of health and family welfare dashboard showed on Monday morning. The country recorded more than 350,000 fresh infections in the last 24 hours for the first time, as a record 352,991 cases took the infection tally to 17,313,163, the dashboard showed.
As many as 2,812 people succumbed to the viral disease during this period, taking the related death toll to 195,123.
As of Monday, 3,123,748 people died of Covid-19 worldwide and 147,837,556 have been infected so far, according to Worldometer.