Twenty more patients died of Covid and 5,023 persons detected with the infection during the last 24 hours till 8:00am on Saturday.
The Directorate General of Health Searvices (DGHS) stated it in its regular health bulletin on Saturday afternoon.
On Friday, 27 people died from Covid and 5,268 were detected with the infection.
With the latest statistics, the death toll from the deadly virus has stood at 28,791 in Bangladesh, while 19,04,826 have been detected with the dreadful viral infection.
The health bulletin further said 8,821 persons have recovered from the Covid-19 during the last 24 hours, while 16,64,802 have been recovered from the disease in the country so far.
During the last 24 hours, a total of 30,448 samples were tested at 871 active laboratories in the country. The tests included RT-PCR, Gene Expert and Rapid Antigen tests.
After testing, 16.50 per cent of the samples were found Covid positive.