Current Covid-19 positivity rate 14.12%
Thirty-nine 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 13,071 and the death rate stands at 1.59 percent.
At least 1,637 new infections were recorded in the meantime taking the total number of people infected to 8,24,486, added the release.
The current positivity rate is 14.12 percent while the total positivity rate stands at 13.39 percent.
A total of 11,590 samples were tested across the country in 24 hours (till 8am today).
At least 2,108 Covid-19 patients have recovered during the period.
The total number of recoveries now stands at 7,64,024 and the recovery rate at 92.67 percent.
Among the 39 deceased, 26 were men and 13 women. Of them, one was between 21-30, four between 31-40, seven between 41-50, seven between 51-60 and 20 were above 60 years old, added the release.