Covid-19 killed seven more people and infected 305 more in 24 hours till Friday morning.
The daily-case positivity rate increased to 1.71 per cent from Thursday’s 1.50 per cent.
The fresh cases were detected after testing 17,811 samples, said the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).
With the fresh numbers, the Covid-19 fatalities reached 27,847 while the caseload climbed to 15,69,162 in Bangladesh, according to the DGHS.
Among the latest deaths, four were men and three women.
The mortality rate slightly increased to 1.78 from that of Thursday’s 1.77 per cent.
The recovery rate decreased slightly to 97.69 per cent, with 271 more patients getting cured.