Confirmed coronavirus cases in Bangladesh have reached 242,102 with the detection of 1,356 more infections in the past 24 hours till Friday.
Besides, the deadly virus claimed the lives of 30 more people during the period to take the total death toll in the country to 3,184.
Of the new deceased, 25 are men and five are women.
Coronavirus Update in Bangladesh
(Update on August 1, 2020)
Prof Dr Nasima Sultana, additional director general of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS), came up with the information in the daily online health bulletin in the afternoon.
She said 1,066 more patients recovered from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours, taking the number of people making recovery to 137,905.
Prof Nasima said 4,248 samples were tested in 82 labs across the country during the period. With this, a total of 1,193,544 samples have so far been tested in the country.
In comparison with the tests conducted in the last 24 hours, the infection rate is 31.91 percent while the infection rate 20.28 against total tests carried out so far, she said.
The DGHS additional director general also said against the total number of detected cases, the recovery rate is 56.96 while the mortality rate is 1.32 percent.
On Sunday, Bangladesh reported 22 deaths from coronavirus and 886 cases.