Bangladesh reported 3,737 fresh Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours, for the first time in over seven months.
On 2 July, the country reported 4,019 new cases of Covid-19 infection, which began to fall since then.
The infection rate stands 13.69% today, which was 13.26% a day before.
With the latest cases, the infection tally rose to 5,88,132 in the country.
In the meantime, Bangladesh reported 33 new deaths from the virus, raising the total number of fatalities to 8,830, according to a press release of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).
Among the latest day's victims, 21 were men and 12 were women.
Moreover, 26 of them hailed from Dhaka, six from the Chattogram and one from Rajshahi division.
Among the deceased, 32 died in different hospitals across the country while one at home.
Meanwhile, 27,299 samples were tested in 224 labs across the country in the past 24 hours. A total of 45,42,030 samples have been tested in the country so far.
Also, 2057 patients were declared free of Covid-19 during the same period, raising the total number of recoveries to 5,31,951 with a 90.45% recovery rate.
The country's maiden cases were reported on 8 March last year and the first death from the virus was reported on 18 March.
In the meantime, India saw a huge spike of 59,118 fresh coronavirus cases in 24 hours, taking the tally to 1,18,46,652, reports NDTV. The fresh spike in cases is the highest since 18 October when 61,871 infections were recorded.