Covid-19 death toll crosses 4,500 mark
Thirty-seven people have died from Covid-19 infections in the country during the last 24 hours, according to a press release issued by the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).
The total number of deaths has now reached 4,516 and the death rate currently stands at 1.38 percent.
A total of 2,202 new infections were recorded in the meantime, taking the total number of people infected to 3,27,359, added the press release.
The current positivity rate is 14.29 percent, while the total positivity rate stands at 19.92 percent.
A total of 15,412 samples were tested across the country in the last 24 hours.
Meanwhile, 3,298 Covid-19 patients have recovered in the last 24 hours.
The total number of recoveries stands at 2,24,573, and the recovery rate at 68.60 percent.
Four hundred and thirty-four people were put under isolation in the last 24 hours, the release added.
Among the deceased, 30 were male and seven were female, while three were between 21-30 years old, two within 31-40, two within 41-50, nine between 51-60 and 21 were above 60 years old.