The country saw 2,404 Covid deaths in April, 1,169 in May and 1,884 in June marking the most fatal months of this year. Also, July was the most fatal month of 2020, reporting 1,264 deaths followed by 1,197 deaths in June that year.
So far, 874,501 people recovered from the disease taking the country’s recovery rate to 85.64%, which is on the decline compared to other indicators.
Of the latest deceased, 133 were men and 97 women.
Khulna division, the emerging hotspot of Covid, saw 66 of the deaths during the 24-hour period, while Dhaka reported 56 and Chattogram 39. Besides, 26 people in Rajshahi, 22 in Rangpur, eight each in Barishal and Sylhet and five in Mymensingh divisions died of Covid-19.
The government has so far approved the emergency use of Oxford-AstraZeneca, Sinopharm (China), Sputnik-V (Russia), Pfizer-BioNTech (USA/Germany), Crona Vac (China) and Janssen single-dose vaccines.
Amid the deteriorating coronavirus situation, the government resumed the countrywide mass registration on July 8 for receiving Covid-19 jabs, which remained suspended for around three months as vaccine procurement became unsure.