Bangladesh on Friday registered 708 Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours, while the daily infection rate slightly rose to 14.66 per cent.
The health authorities reported the latest figures after testing 4,828 samples at 881 laboratories across the country.
On Thursday, the test positivity rate was 13.53 per cent.
With the fresh infections, the total caseload reached 20,25,197, according to the daily virus update by the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).
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The country also recorded one more Covid-related death in a 24-hour span, taking the tally to 29,363.
Meanwhile, 687 patients recovered from the infection over the last 24 hours, pushing the overall recovery to 19,65,188.
Bangladesh reported its first cases on March 8, 2020, and the first coronavirus-related death on March 18 of the same year.