However, the official death toll from the disease remained unchanged at 29,441 as no new fatalities were reported.

The daily case test positivity rose to 0.42 per cent from Monday's 0.38 per cent as 2,164 samples were tested.

The mortality rate remained unchanged at 1.45 per cent while the recovery rate rose to 97.67 per cent.

Bangladesh reported its highest daily caseload of 16,230 on 28 July in 2021 and daily fatalities of 264 on 5 August of the same year.