Covid-19 toll on the rise: 63 deaths, 3,840 cases in 24 hours
Sixty-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 in the country has reached 13,345 and the death rate stands at 1.59 percent.
At least 3,840 new infections were recorded in the meantime taking the total number of people infected to 8,41,087, added the release.
The current positivity rate is 15.44 percent while the total positivity rate stands at 13.42 percent.
A total of 24,871 samples were tested across the country in 24 hours (till 8am today).
At least 2,714 Covid-19 patients have recovered during the period.
The total number of recoveries now stands at 7,76,466 and the recovery rate at 92.32 percent.
Among the 63 deceased, 45 were men and 18 women. Of them, two were between 11-20, one was between 21-30, seven between 31-40, seven between 41-50, 15 between 51-60 and 31 were above 60 years old, added the release.