The rate of detection in the last 24 hours until 8:00am was 1.38 per cent while the overall rate of detection of infected cases in Bangladesh as of Wednesday stands at 14.26 per cent.

The health directorate Wednesday said a total of 1,192 people recovered from the highly infectious disease in the last 24 hours, taking the number of total recovery to 1,865,600.

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