Amid the rising infections in frontier districts, Bangladesh reported 1,970 new Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours until Monday morning.
The deadly virus also claimed 30 more lives during the period, pushing up the death toll to 12,869.
The positivity rate increased to 11.47% from Sunday's 10.73 % while the mortality rate remained static at 1.58 %, a handout of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) said.
The total number of coronavirus cases climbed to 8,12,960 with the fresh cases.
During the same time at least 1,918 Covid-19 patients have recovered in this period.
The total number of recoveries now stands at 7,53,240 with a recovery rate of 92.65 %.
Among the recent deaths, 19 were men and 11 women.
Of them, 11 died in Chattogram, 7 in Dhaka, 4 in Sylhet, 3 in Khulna, 2 each in Rajshahi and Mymensingh and 1 in Rangpur.
Besides, three were between 31-40 years’ old, three within 41-50, two between 51-60 and 22 were above 60 years old, added the DGHS handout.