Bangladesh on Friday witnessed a surge in Covid-19 infections as 1,887 more people contracted the viral disease in the last 24 hours.
Also, the positivity rate further went up to 10.40% during this period, according to The Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).
Besides, 34 more people succumbed to Covid-19 in the preceding 24 hours with the fatality rate was recorded at 1.58%.
With Friday's figures, the total caseload increased to 8,07,867 and the death toll reached 12,758 in the country.
Meanwhile, 18,151 samples were tested in 509 labs across the country.
Among the latest day's victims, 20 were men, and 14 were women. Of the victims, 31 died in different hospitals across the country while three at home.
Moreover, nine of the deceased hailed from the Dhaka division, six from Chattogram, five each from Rajshahi, Khulna, and Rangpur, three from Sylhet, and one from Barishal division.
Also, 1,723 patients were declared free of Covid-19 during the last 24 hours, with a 92.56% recovery rate.
The Covid-19 victims' gender breakdown shows that 9,201 of the total deceased across the country were men and 3,557 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 recorded 132,364 cases of the coronavirus disease in the last 24 hours, taking the nationwide infection tally to 28,574,350, according to the data from the Union ministry of health and family welfare (MoHFW), updated at 8am on Friday. Also, in the same period, 2,713 people succumbed to Covid-19, taking the related death toll to 340,702, the data showed.
So far 3,718,267 people have died globally from Covid-19 and 172,938,652 more were infected till date, according to Worldometer data.