Bangladesh registered 3,809 more coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours till Sunday, raising the confirmed infections in the country to 137,787.
Besides, the death toll from Covid-19 has surged past 1,700 to reach 1,738 after 43 more deaths were reported during the period.
Of the new deceased, 31 are men while 12 are women.
Coronavirus Update in Bangladesh
(Update on June 28, 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 1,409 more patients recovered from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours, taking the number of people making recovery to 55,727.
Prof Nasima said 18,099 samples were tested in 65 labs across the country during the period. With this, a total of 733,197 samples have so far been tested in the country.
In comparison with the tests conducted in the last 24 hours, the infection rate is 21.05 percent while the infection rate 18.87 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 40.44 while the mortality rate is 1.26 percent.
On Saturday, Bangladesh recorded 34 deaths from coronavirus and 3,504 cases.
Meanwhile, the world has reached the two grim milestones of registering 1 crore coronavirus cases and 5 lakh deaths from Covid-19 as the virus continued to raise its ugly head in different countries.
As of 9:30am on Sunday, confirmed coronavirus cases around the world have reached 10,082,613 while the death toll from the virus soared to 501,308, according to Worldometer.
Of the currently infected 4,122,782 patients, 4,065,034 are in mild condition while 57,748 are in serious or critical condition.
So far, 5,458,523 people have made recovery from the disease in different countries.
The US is the worst-hit country with highest cases and deaths in the world at 2,596,537 and 128,152 respectively while Brazil is in the 2nd position with 1,315,941 cases and 57,103 deaths.