The Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research (IEDCR) has confirmed that one more person has been infected with coronavirus in the country in the last 24 hours.
IEDCR Director Dr Meerjady Sabrina Flora made the announcement while addressing the daily online press conference from Dhaka’s Mohakhali on Monday (Mar 30).
The newly-infected patient has been identified as a 20-year-old woman, she added.
Bangladesh has so far confirmed five deaths and 49 infections from Covid-19, a new strain of coronavirus.
The fast spreading coronavirus, which was first reported in China's Wuhan, has infected 722,196 people and claimed 33,976 lives till 10am on Monday, according to Worldometer.
Globally, a total of 151,766 infected people have also recovered from Covid-19, a pandemic announced by the World Health Organization (WHO).