The rate of detection in the last 24 hours until 8:00am was 28.33 per cent while the overall rate of detection of infected cases in Bangladesh as of Sunday stands at 14.36 per cent.

The health directorate Sunday said a total of 2,167 people were recovered from the highly infectious disease in the last 24 hours, taking the number of total recovery to 1,565,645.

Of the people died in the last 24 hours, 19 were male and 15 female. Among the Covid-19 patients died in that time, 22 were in Dhaka division, five in Chattogram, four in Rajshahi, two in Mymensingh and one in Sylhet.

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