38 Covid-19 deaths, 1,676 new cases reported in 24 hours
Thirty-eight 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 in the country has reached 12,838 and the death rate stands at 1.58 percent.
At least 1,676 new infections were recorded in the meantime, taking the total number of people infected to 8,10,990, added the release.
The current positivity rate is 10.73 percent while the total positivity rate stands at 13.41 percent.
A total of 15,613 samples were tested across the country in 24 hours (till 8am today).
At least 1,897 Covid-19 patients have recovered during the period.
The total number of recoveries now stands at 7,51,322 and the recovery rate at 92.64 percent.
Among the 38 deceased, 25 were men and 13 women. Of them, one was between 21-30, three between 31-40, two between 41-50, mine between 51-60 and 23 were above 60 years old, added the release.