Bangladesh registered 2,744 more coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours till Wednesday to bring the total infections to 213,254.
Besides, the death toll from the virus has reached 2,751 with the deaths of 42 more Covid-19 patients during the period.
Of the new deceased, 30 are men and 12 are women. Among the total dead, 2,168 or 78.81 percent are men and 583 or 21.19 percent are women.
Coronavirus Update in Bangladesh
(Update on July 22, 2020)
Prof Dr Nasima Sultana, additional director general of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS), came up with the information in the daily online health bulletin in the afternoon.
She said 1,805 more patients recovered from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours, taking the number of people making recovery to 117,202.
Prof Nasima said 12,050 samples were tested in labs across the country during the period. With this, a total of 1,066,609 samples have so far been tested in the country.
In comparison with the tests conducted in the last 24 hours, the infection rate is 22.77 percent while the infection rate is 19.99 percent against total tests carried out so far, she said.
The DGHS additional director general also said against the total number of detected cases, the recovery rate is 54.96 while the mortality rate is 1.29 percent.
On Tuesday, Bangladesh recorded 41 deaths from coronavirus and 3,057 cases.
Meanwhile, coronavirus cases have reached 15,094,630 around the world as of Wednesday morning.
Besides, the death toll from coronavirus has jumped to 619,520 globally, according to Worldometer.
Of the currently infected 5,364,138 patients, 5,300,447 are in mild condition while 63,691 are in serious or critical condition.
So far, 9,110,972 people have made recovery from the disease in different countries.
The US is the worst-hit country with highest cases and deaths in the world at 4,028,569 and 144,953 respectively while Brazil is in the 2nd position with 2,166,532 cases and 81,597 deaths and India reported 3rd highest 1,194,085 cases.