Bangladesh registered one more death in 24 hours from Covid-19 till 8am Friday. The total number of deaths has reached to 28,055 with the latest figure.
The country recorded 342 new infections in the meantime taking the total number of people infected to 1,582,710, according to a press release issued by the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) on Friday.
The current positivity rate stands 2.02 percent and the overall positivity rate stands at 13.93 percent.
In addition, the death rate now stands at 1.77 percent in the country, added the release.
The female deceased hailed from Rajshahi division.
A total of 16,913 samples were tested across the country till 8am Friday.
Some 292 Covid-19 patients have recovered during this period. A total of 1,546,956 people have recovered from the virus so far and the recovery rate stands at 97.74 percent.
As of Friday, 5,403,588 people died of Covid-19 across the world and 278,652,854 have been infected so far, according to Worldometer.