The infections fell to lowest level in 104 days since 29 May this year. Some 1,043 infections were recorded on that day.

During that time 48 more Covid-19 patients died, raising the total deaths in the country to 26,880, said a press release of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) on Saturday.

The rate of detection in the last 24 hours until 8:00 am was 7.03 per cent.

Dhaka division recorded highest 22 deaths while Chattogram reported 12 deaths and the remaining are from other divisions.

The health directorate today said a total of 3,168 people recovered from the highly infectious disease in the last 24 hours, taking the number of the total recovery to 1,475,235.

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

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