Eighteen more Covid-19 patients died in Khulna division in the last 24 hours until 8 am on Thursday, a top health official said.
Of the deceased, four are from Khulna, four from Kushtia, three from Jashore, two from Chuadanga, two from Meherpur, one each from Bagerhat, Magura, and Jhinaidah districts.
During the period, some 765 people have tested positive for Covid-19 and 281 people recovered, according to Khulna Divisional Health Office.
In Khulna division, the first case of Covid-19 was detected in Chuadanga on March 19, 2020.
So far, 42,611 people have been infected with the virus in 10 districts of the division and the death toll has reached 767. A total of 33,827 people have recovered from the virus to date.