Health authorities have recorded 28 deaths in Khulna division in the last 24 hours until Sunday morning, the highest ever fatalities logged in a day.
Of them, seven people died in Kushita district, two each in Khulna, Satkhira and Bagerhat districts, four each in Jashore and Jhenaidah districts, five in Chuadanga and one each in Narail and Magura districts.
Besides, 763 people turned out to be positive in the division during the same period, said Rasheda Sultana, director (Health) of Khulna division.
She said 194 people made recovery from Covid-19 during the period.
Health authorities recorded 22 deaths on Saturday, eight on Friday and 18 on Thursday in the division.
The first death in Khulna division was reported from Chuadanga on March 19.
So far, 45,032 people have been found infected with the virus in ten districts of the division and the death toll from the virus reached 825.
A total of 34,320 people have recovered to date.