Bangladesh reported eight more deaths from the novel coronavirus in the last 24 hours, taking the tally at 8,416.
Some 585 people were tested positive for Covid-19 over the period and the number of novel coronavirus cases in the country now stands at 546,801.
Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) confirmed the latest development issuing a press release on Monday afternoon.
The latest day’s infection rate was 4.31% of the total tests, though the overall rate in the country till date was 13.48. The death rate stands at 1.54%.
Meanwhile, 13,570 samples were tested in 216 labs across the country in the past 24 hours. A total of 4,057,597 samples have been tested in the country so far.
Also, 873 patients were declared free of Covid-19 during the same period, raising the total number of recoveries to 497,797 with a 91.04% recovery rate.