Daily infection rate climbs to 10.11%
Bangladesh has registered 34 more Covid-19 deaths, taking the toll so far to 12,583.
With 1,444 new Covid-19 cases, the number of total infections rose to 798,830.
Meanwhile, another 1,397 patients recovered from the infectious disease in a 24-hour time frame to Sunday morning, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).
Of the 34 deceased — 23 men and 11 women — 12 were from Chittagong Division, eight from Dhaka, six from Khulna, three from Rajshahi, two each from Rangpur and Sylhet and one from Barisal.
Thirty-one of them died at different hospitals across the country while three died at home.
So far, 9,088 men (72.22%) and 3,495 women (27.78%) have died of Covid-19 in Bangladesh.
The mortality rate against the total number of cases detected currently stands at 1.58%.
As many as 14,277 samples, including some pending ones, were tested at 502 authorized labs — government and private — across the country and 1,444 new patients were confirmed.
The latest figures showed an infection rate of 10.11%.
To date, 5,929,335 tests have been conducted in the country, leading to an overall infection rate of 13.47%.
Up to this point, 738,805 patients — 92.48% of all infected — have recovered from Covid-19 across the country.