Bangladesh, Oct. 24 -- Bangladesh recorded 1,094 new coronavirus cases in 24 hours till 8 am Sunday, pushing up the total caseload to 397,507.

According to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS), 19 more people died from Covid-19 during the period taking the total fatalities to 5,780.

Meanwhile, the DGSH said, 1,498 patients have recovered and with that the total recoveries stand at 313,563.

The recovery rate has climbed to 78.88 percent as the fatality rate declined slightly to 1.45 percent.

The daily infection rate for Friday was recorded at 9.95 percent upon testing 10,556 samples. So far, 17.69 percent of 2,246,486 tested samples have turned out to be positive.

Bangladesh is seeing 2334.07 infections, 1841.17 recoverie...