Eastern Times Correspondent, Dhaka, 12 June: Bangladesh has recorded 1,637 new cases of the coronavirus in a daily count, taking the tally of infections to 824,486.
The death toll climbed by 39 in 24 hours to 13,071, according to the latest government data released on Saturday.
Another 2,108 people recovered from the illness through treatment at home and hospital care during that time, bringing the total to 764,024.
As many as 11,590 samples were tested across the country in the last 24 hours, yielding a positivity rate of 14.12 percent.
The latest official figures put the recovery rate at 92.69 percent, while the mortality rate stands at 1.59 percent.