Bangladesh, Sept. 20 -- 19 related deaths on the 38th epidemiological week till Sunday morning.

The country, in the meantime, saw 26 more deaths, 1,544 new cases and 2,179 recoveries from Covid-19 in 24 hours.

So far, 4,939 people died due to the deadly disease, according to an official release sent by the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

Besides, the daily infection rate in Bangladesh increased to 13.32 percent during the period as the new patients were detected after the test of 11,591 samples. The mortality rate in Bangladesh is now 1.42 percent.

With the latest figure, the number of total cases rose to 3,48,916 which is 19.16 percent of the total tested population.

The recovery rate from Covid-19 reached 73.53 perce...