The country saw the highest-ever 258 Covid deaths on July 27 before that.
Besides, 12,744 people came out positive with the virus after the test of 46,995 samples during the 24-hour period, according to a handout issued by the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).
The fresh numbers took the total fatality to 21,905 while the caseload to 1,322,654.
The case positivity rate during the period fell slightly to 27.12% from Wednesday’s 27.91%, while the World Health Organization (WHO) recommends a 5% or below rate.
The country has been seeing over 14,000 cases and 230 deaths every day on average for the last seven days.
The recovery rate, however, rose to 87.47%, with the recovery of 15,786 people during the period.
However, the case fatality rose to 1.66% again from yesterday’s 1.65% during the same period, the DGHS added.
Dhaka division remained the worst hit region, logging 87 deaths followed by 56 in Chattogram, 35 in Khulna, 23 in Sylhet, 19 in Rajshahi, 18 in Rangpur, 12 in Rajshahi, 16 in Barishal and 10 in Mymensingh divisions.
Of them, 140 were men and 164 were women.