Bangladesh reported its first coronavirus cases on March 8 and the first death on March 18. AP file photo
The Covid-19 death toll in Bangladesh rose to 7,626, raising the mortality rate to 1.48 percent.
In the last 24 hours until Sunday morning, 27 more deaths were recorded, according to a handout from the Directorate General of Health Services.
During this time, 835 new cases were detected through 10,925 tests as 978 more patients recovered. The recovery rate currently stands at 89.26 percent.
So far, 3,260,327 tests have been carried out.
Bangladesh reported its first coronavirus cases on March 8 and the first death on March 18. The country’s infection number reached the 5,00000-mark on December 20. The death toll exceeded 7,000 on December 12.
Dhaka has so far recorded the highest number of fatalities 4,192 or 54.97 percent of all the Covid-19 related deaths in the country.
Global Covid-19 situation
Meanwhile, the global coronavirus caseload surpassed 84.5 million on Sunday, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University (JHU).
The total case count globally reached 84,535,117 while the death toll climbed to 1,834,963 in the morning.