15 more COVID-19 deaths, 292 fresh cases recorded
Fifteen more people died of COVID-19 and 292 others got infected by the deadly virus in Bangladesh in the last 24 hours till 8 am on Sunday.
With the fresh ones, the death toll from the virus in the country reached 8,205 while the mortality rate stood at 1.52 percent, the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) said in a handout.
It said the daily Covid-19 infection rate in the country is now 2.35 percent.
Meanwhile, the new cases pushed up the national tally to 538,062.
Until this morning, 483,372 patients (89.84 percent of the total reported cases) have recovered.
So far, 3,749,012 samples, including 12,404 during the past 24 hours, have been tested.
Bangladesh reported its first Coronavirus cases on March 8 and the first death on March 18 last year.