• Total infected: 532,916
• Total death: 8,055
• Total recovery: 477,426
• Total sample test: 3,584,788
Bangladesh confirmed 14 more deaths from the novel coronavirus in the last 24 hours.
The country's death toll from the virus now stands at 8,055, said a press release issued by the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).
In the last 24 hours, 515 people tested positive for Covid-19 and the number of novel coronavirus cases in the country now stands at 532,916.
The latest day's infection rate was 3.58% of the total tests, though the overall rate in the country till date was 14.87%. The death rate stands at 1.51%.
Among the latest day's victims, 12 were men and two were women.
Moreover, eight of them hailed from Dhaka, four from Chattogram, and one each from Khulna and Mymensingh divisions.
All the deceased died in different hospitals across the country.
Meanwhile, 14,401 samples were tested in 200 labs across the country in the past 24 hours. A total of 3,584,788 samples have been tested in the country so far.
Also, 447 patients were declared free of Covid-19 during the same period, raising the total number of recoveries to 477,426 with an 89.59% recovery rate.
The gender breakdown of Covid-19 victims shows that 6,107 of the total deceased were men and 1,948 were women.
The country's maiden cases were reported on March 8 this year and the first death from the virus was reported on March 18.