The number of detected novel coronavirus cases in Bangladesh, according to the government, on Thursday rose to 778,687 as 1,290 more cases were reported, after testing 13,471 samples, including rapid antigen tests, in the last 24 hours.
During that time 31 Covid-19 patients died, raising the total deaths in the country to 12,076, said a press release of Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) today.
The rate of detection in the last 24 hours until 8:00am was 9.58 per cent. The detection rate was 7.45 per cent on Wednesday.
The health directorate said as many as 1,370 people recovered from the highly infectious disease in the last 24 hours, taking the number of total recovery to 719,619.