31 more die, 1290 infected in 24 hours
The death toll from coronavirus has reached 12,076 as 31 more people died from the disease in the last 24 hours.
Besides, 1,290 more tested positive for the virus, raising the number of such cases to 778,687.
Directorate General of Health Services confirmed the information through a press release on Thursday.
In the last 24 hours, 13,471 samples were examined and out of them 1,290 got positive results for the virus. Apart from, 1,370 more recovered from the virus, taking the total recoveries to 719,619, the press release added.
Bangladesh reported its first three cases of COVID-19 on March 8 last year.
The new coronavirus pandemic first emerged in the Chinese city of Wuhan in December in 2019.
The World Health Organisation declared the coronavirus crisis a pandemic on March 11 last year.
The deadly virus spread to 220 countries and territories, killing some 3,347,018 people globally, according to Worldometer, a website which compiles number of new coronavirus cases and deaths from it.
As many as 161,138,318 people worldwide caught the virus. Among them, 138,963,721 people recovered from the virus, the website said.