by Staff Correspondent in Dhaka;
Bangladesh has reported 38 more Covid-19 deaths, making the fatality toll from the novel coronavirus to 12,348, according to a press release issued on Saturday by the health ministry.
The fresh deaths were reported in the last 24 hours until Saturday morning. The current death rate stands at 1.57 per cent.
The ministry also reported some 1,028 new infections during the time, taking the total number of infections to 787,726. It added the current positivity rate is 8.41 per cent while the total positivity rate stands at 13.57 percent.
Some 12,230 samples were tested across the country in the 24 hours, said the release adding 759 Covid-19 patients recovered during the period.
The total number of recoveries now stands at 729,798. The recovery rate is counted at 92.65 per cent.