Twenty-one more people have died from the coronavirus in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll from the pandemic to 3,132 in the country.
Besides, 2,199 fresh positive cases have been registered during the time. With this, the total number of confirmed cases climbed to 2,39,807.
DGHS Additional Director General (administration) Prof Nasima Sultana came up with the disclosure joining the daily health bulletin of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) online on Saturday (Aug 01).
Besides, 1,117 new people have recovered from the novel coronavirus over the past 24 hours, raising the total number of recoveries in the country to 136,253 the health official said.
The first coronavirus death was reported in the country on March 18, ten days after the detection of the first COVID-19 cases.