The number of new recoveries outpaced active cases in the same period as another 1,544 patients overcame the disease through treatment at home and in hospital care. It brings the total to 315,107.
Bangladesh has posted 1,308 new cases of the novel coronavirus infection in a daily count, taking the tally to 398,815.
The death toll climbed to 5,803 after 23 fatalities were registered in the 24 hours to 8 am Sunday, the government said in a statement.
A total of 11,103 samples were tested at 111 authorised labs across the country in the last 24 hours, yielding a positivity rate of 11.78 percent, according to data released by the health directorate.
The official figures put the recovery rate at 79.01 percent, while the mortality rate stands at 1.46 percent.
Globally, over 42.64 million people have been infected by the novel coronavirus and 1.15 million have died, according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University.
Infections have been reported in more than 215 countries and territories since the first cases were identified in China in December 2019.