47 Covid-19 deaths, 2,436 new cases reported in 24 hours
Forty-seven people have died from Covid-19 in 24 hours (till 8am today), according to a press release issued by the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).
With this the total number of deaths in the country has reached 13,118 and the death rate stands at 1.59 percent.
At least 2,436 new infections were recorded in the meantime taking the total number of people infected to 8,26,922, added the release.
The current positivity rate is 12.99 percent while the total positivity rate stands at 13.39 percent.
A total of 18,749 samples were tested across the country in 24 hours (till 8am today).
At least 2,242 Covid-19 patients have recovered during the period.
The total number of recoveries now stands at 7,66,266 and the recovery rate at 92.66 percent.
Among the 47 deceased, 32 were men and 15 women. Of them, one was between 21-30, five between 31-40, four between 41-50, eight between 51-60 and 29 were above 60 years old, added the release.