Bangladesh’s Covid-19 fatalities rose to 8,175 on Thursday after the health authorities recorded 13 more coronavirus-related deaths in 24 hours till morning.
“The mortality rate is now 1.52 percent,” the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) said in a handout.
Meanwhile, 485 new cases were identified, pushing up the national tally to 537,030.
The daily detection rate fell to 3.18 percent while the current overall rate is 14.48 percent. So far, 3,708,907 samples have been tested, including 15,273 in the past 24 hours.
Until the morning, 481,917 patients (89.74 percent) have recovered.
Bangladesh reported its first Coronavirus cases on March 8 and the first death on March 18.
the launch that seven million doses of Covid-19 vaccine are now available in the country. The Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine is the safest one in the world.