Covid-19 claimed nine more lives and infected another 275 people in Bangladesh in 24 hours till Sunday morning.
The daily-case positivity rate declined slightly to 1.49 per cent from Saturday’s 1.85 per cent.
With the fresh numbers, the Covid fatalities reached 27,823 while the caseload climbed to 1,567,692 in Bangladesh, according to the Directorate General of the Health services (DGHS).
Of the latest deaths, three were men and six were women.
The new cases were detected after testing 18,499 samples during the 24-hour period.
However, the mortality rate remained static at 1.77 per cent compared to the same period.
Also, the recovery rate increased slightly to 97.68 per cent, with 364 more patients getting cured.