Thirty-four 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 reached 12,583 and death rate stands at 1.58 percent.
At least 1,444 new infections were recorded in the meantime taking the total number of people infected to 7,98,830, added the release.
The current positivity rate is 10.11 percent while the total positivity rate stands at 13.47 percent.
A total of 14,277 samples were tested across the country in 24 hours (till 8am today).
At least 1,397 Covid-19 patients have recovered in this period.
The total number of recoveries now stands at 7,38,805 and the recovery rate at 92.48 percent.
Among the 34 deceased, 23 were men and 11 women. Of them one was between 21-30 years old, two were within 31-40; five between 41-50; five within 51-60 and 21 were above 60 years old, added the release.