Bangladesh logged 63 more Coronavirus-related deaths in the last 24 hours until 8am on Thursday as the country is scrambling to manage the 2nd wave of the virus infection.
The new deaths pushed up the number of fatalities to 13,345.
The virus also infected 3,840 people during the period, raising the total caseload to 8,41,087.
The positivity rate slightly declined to 15.44 percent from Wednesday’s 16.62 percent, said a handout issued by the Directorate General of Health Services.
However, the fatality rate remained static at 1.59 % during the period.
The country last recorded 15.07 percent positivity rate on April 21.
The fresh cases were detected after testing 24,871 samples during the period.
As 776,466 people recovered from the virus, the country's recovery rate now stands at 92.32 percent, which is on the decline for a week.