Bangladesh reported 37 more deaths from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours, which is the lowest in the last 40 days.
On 28 March this year, 35 people were killed by the virus in a single day, and the number of daily fatalities continued to rise.
The total number of Covid-19 deaths reached 11,833 in the country with a fatality rate of 1.54 %, said a media statement issued by the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).
Meanwhile, the country's Covid cases rose by another 1,682 infections in a day, taking the total case count to 7,70,842 to date.
However, the positivity rate rose to 9.89% on Friday, which was 8.44% a day ago.
On the latest day, 17,013 samples were tested in 443 labs across the country.
Among the latest day's victims, 23 were men and 14 were women. Of them, 36 died undergoing treatment in different hospitals across the country, while one died at home.
Also, 2,178 patients were declared free of Covid-19 during the last 24 hours. The total number of recoveries now stands at 7,04,341 with a recovery rate of 91.37%.
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 reported 414,188 fresh infections of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) and 3,915 deaths due to the virus on Friday, according to the Union health ministry dashboard at 8am. With this, the country's cumulative infections went up to 21,491,598 and the toll was pushed to 234,083.
Covid-19 has claimed 3,271,497 lives worldwide and infected 156,751,627 so far, according to the data provided by Worldometer.