Numbers of reported Covid-19 deaths, cases shoot up post Eid
Two hundred and twenty-eight people died from Covid-19 in 24 hours till 8am 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 19,274 and the death rate stands at 1.65 percent.
At least 11,291 new infections were recorded during this period, taking the total number of infected people to 11,64,635, added the release.
The current positivity rate is 30.04 percent while the total positivity rate stands at 15.62 percent.
A total of 37,587 samples were tested across the country in the 24 hours.
At least 10,584 Covid-19 patients have recovered during this period.
The total number of recoveries now stands at 9,98,923 and the recovery rate at 85.77 percent.
Among the 228 deceased, 125 were men and 103 were women. Of them, one was under 10, two were between 11-20 years old, eight were between 21-30 years old, 22 between 31-40, 34 between 41-50, 50 between 51-60 and 111 were above 60 years old, added the release.