Since March 8, 15,25,815 samples have been tested in the country and 20.25 percent of them turned out to be Covid-19 positive, said a press release from the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).
It said that the fatality rate in the country is 1.36 percent.
DGHS data show that 2,072 patients who died were above 60 years and 1,156 between 51 and 60 years. The death rate among other age groups is significantly low.
Since March 18, over 2,030 Covid-19 patients have died in Dhaka division, 920 in Chattogram, 279 in Rajshahi, 348 in Khulna, 165 in Barishal, 191 in Sylhet, 184 in Rangpur and 89 in Mymensingh division, said DGHS.
Across the country, 20,369 people are in isolation and 52,044 people are quarantined at present.