Five more died of coronavirus infection in the last 24 hours, IEDCR said today.
This is the highest number of deaths in a day so far in the country.
The death toll now stands at 17, Dr Meerjady Sabrina Flora, director, Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research (IEDCR) said during a briefing.
41 people have tested positive for Covid-19 in last 24 hours. With this, the total number of infected has reached 164.