by Staff Correspondent in Dhaka;
Bangladesh has reported 65 more deaths from the novel coronavirus, taking the fatality toll to 11,644, government said on Monday.
According to a press release issued by the Directorate General of Health Services some 1,739 new infections were recorded in the last 24 hours ended on Monday morning.
The total number of infections stands at 763,682, the release added.
The current positivity rate is 8.95 percent while the total positivity rate stands at 13.84 percent. The death rate stands at 1.52 percen.t
Some 19,431 samples were tested across the country in the last 24 hours.
The recovery count stands at 691,162 with some 3,834 patients recovering from the illness during this time. The recovery rate is 90.50 percent.
Among the 65 deceased, 42 were men and 23 were women.