The rate of detection in the last 24 hours until 8:00am was 0.65 per cent while the overall rate of detection of infected cases in Bangladesh as of Thursday stands at 13.50 per cent.                             

The health directorate Thursday said a total of 177 people recovered from the highly infectious disease in the last 24 hours, taking the total recovery to 1,985,330.

Bangladesh detected its first coronavirus patient on 8 March in 2020 and recorded its first death of the disease on 18 March that year.