The number of daily Covid-19 deaths increased to 16 in the last 24 hours till 8am Sunday, a day after the death toll was reported at seven months low.
Bangladesh had recorded six deaths on Saturday.
Besides, 314 more people 18,097 samples tested positive for the virus during the same period.
The number of daily cases also witnessed a surge on Sunday, following 293 infections reported on Saturday.
Meanwhile, the positivity rate declined to 1.74%, which was 1.88% a day ago.
With the latest additions, the death toll reached 27,768 and the case tally climbed to 1,565,488 in the country.
Among the deaths reported on Sunday, seven died in Dhaka division, three in Chattogram, and two each in Khulna, Rajshahi and Mymensingh divisions.
Also, 529 patients were declared free of Covid-19 during the 24-hour span, with a 97.60% recovery rate.
The Covid-19 victims' gender breakdown shows that 17,789 of the total deceased across the country were men and 9,979 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