Nineteen people have died from Covid-19 in the country in the 24 hours ending at 8:00am yesterday, according to a press release issued by the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).
With this, the total number of deaths has reached at 5,780 which is around 1.45 percent of all confirmed cases.
Besides, a total of 1,094 new infections were recorded during the same period, taking the total number of confirmed cases to 3,97,507.
Against a total of 10,998 tests in those 24 hours, the positivity rate was 9.95 percent.
With this, the overall positivity rate stands at 17.69 percent.
Meanwhile, 1,498 Covid-19 patients have recovered in those 24 hours.
The total number of recoveries stands at 3,13,563 and the recovery rate at 78.88 percent.
Among the 19 deceased, 17 were males and two were females. All of them died in hospitals.
One was aged between 21 and 30 years, one between 31 and 40, four between 41 and 50, three between 51 and 60, and the rest 10 were above 60 years old, added the release.