Bangladesh reported 15 more Covid cases in 24 hours till Thursday morning, reports UNB.

With the new numbers, the country's total caseload rose to 2,036,881, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

However, the official death toll from the disease remained unchanged at 29,437 as no new fatalities were reported.

The daily case test positivity dropped to 0.44 per cent from Wednesday’s 0.78 percent percent as 3,376 samples were tested during the period.

The mortality and recovery rates remained unchanged at 1.45 percent and 97.53 percent, respectively.

In November, the country reported 10 Covid-linked deaths and 1,345 cases.

Bangladesh registered its highest daily caseload of 16,230 on 28 July last year and daily fatalities of 264 on 10 August the same year.