Covid-19 deaths cross 13,000 mark in the country
Forty-three 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 has reached 13,032 and death rate stands at 1.58 percent.
At least 2,454 new infections were recorded in the meantime taking the total number of people infected to 8,22,849, added the release.
The current positivity rate is 13.24 percent and the total positivity rate is 13.39 percent.
A total of 18,535 samples were tested across the country in 24 hours (till 8am today).
At least 2,286 Covid-19 patients have recovered during the period.
The total number of recoveries now stands at 7,61,916 and the recovery rate stands at 92.59 percent.
Among the 43 deceased, 30 were men and 13 were women. Of them, one was between 21-30 years old; two between 31-40 years old, four between 41-50, 11 between 51-60, and 24 were above 60 years, added the release.