The rate of detection in the last 24 hours until 8:00am was 15.20 per cent while the overall rate of detection of infected cases in Bangladesh as of Monday stands at 13.75 per cent.

The health directorate Monday said a total of 179 people recovered from the highly infectious disease in the last 24 hours, taking the total recovery to 1,906,867.

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