Covid-19 on the rise again: 50 deaths, 3,319 new cases reported in 24 hours
Fifty 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 13,222 and the death rate stands at 1.59 percent.
At least 3,319 new infections were recorded in the meantime taking the total number of people infected to 8,33,291, added the release.
The current positivity rate is 14.27 percent and the total positivity rate is 13.4 percent.
A total of 23,265 samples were tested across the country in 24 hours (till 8am today).
At least 2,243 Covid-19 patients have recovered during the period.
The total number of recoveries now stands at 7,71,073 and the recovery rate stands at 92.53 percent.
Among the 50 deceased, 30 were men and 20 were women. Of them, one was 21-30 years old; three between 31-40; nine between 41-50; 11 between 51-60, and 26 were above 60 years, added the release.