The rate of detection in the last 24 hours until 8:00am was 31.29 per cent while the overall rate of detection of infected cases in Bangladesh as of Sunday stands at 13.91 per cent.
The health directorate today said a total of 782 people were recovered from the highly infectious disease in the last 24 hours, taking the number of total recovery to 1,556,861.
Of the people died in the last 24 hours, six were male and eight female. Among the Covid-19 patients died in that time, five were in Dhaka division, two each in Chattogram, Sylhet and Mymensing, and one each in Khulna, Barishal and Rangpur.
Bangladesh detected first coronavirus patient on 8 March last year and recorded its first death in the disease on 18 March that year.