Health Desk- 12 Oct 2020: Thirty-one people have died from Covid-19 in the country over the last 24 hours, according to a press release issued by the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) on Monday.
The total number of deaths has now reached 5,555 and the death rate stands at 1.46 percent.
A total of 1,472 new infections were recorded in the meantime taking the total number of people infected to 3,79,738, added the release.
Bangladesh is currently 16th in the list of worst affected countries in the world in terms of the number of cases.
A total of 13,227 samples were tested across the country in the last 24 hours.
Meanwhile, 1,531 Covid-19 patients have recovered in the last 24 hours.
The total number of recoveries stands at 2,94,391 and the recovery rate at 77.52 percent.