51 Covid-19 deaths recorded in 24 hours
Fifty-one people died from Covid-19 in 24 hours till 8 am today, said a press release issued by the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).
The total number of Covid-19 deaths in the country now stands at 27,058, and the death rate stands at 1.76 percent.
At least 1,901 new infections were recorded during the period, taking the total number of people infected to 15,36,341, added the release.
The current positivity rate is 6.64 percent, while the total positivity rate stands at 16.46 percent. A total of 28,615 samples were tested across the country in 24 hours.
At least 3,873 Covid-19 patients have recovered during the period.
The total number of recoveries now stands at 14,90,541, and the recovery rate at 97.02 percent.
Among the 51 deceased, 32 were men, and 19 were women. Of them, one was between 11-20 years old, two between 31-40, five were between 41-50, 15 between 51-60, and 28 were above 60 years old, added the release.