37 Covid-19 deaths reported in 24 hours; positivity rate now 9.89% | The Daily Star
04:29 PM, May 07, 2021 / LAST MODIFIED: 04:31 PM, May 07, 2021

37 Covid-19 deaths reported in 24 hours; positivity rate now 9.89%

1,682 new infections recorded

Thirty-seven 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).

The total number of deaths has now reached 11,833 and the death rate stands at 1.54 percent.

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At least 1,682 new infections were recorded in the meantime, taking the total number of people infected to 7,70,842, added the release. 

The current positivity rate is 9.89 percent while the total positivity rate stands at 13.77 percent.

A total of 17,013 samples were tested across the country in 24 hours (till 8am today).

At least 2,178 Covid-19 patients have recovered during the period.

The total number of recoveries now stands at 7,04,341 and the recovery rate at 91.37 percent.

Among the 37 deceased, 23 were men and 14 were women. Of them, one was between 31-40 years old; five were within 41-50; 11 within 51-60; and 20 were above 60 years old, added the release.

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