Thirty-six people have died from Covid-19 during 24 hours (till 8am today), according to a press release issued by the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).
With them, the total number of deaths so far reached 12,949 and death rate stands at 1.58 percent.
At least 2,537 new infections were recorded in the meantime taking the total number of people infected to 8,17,819, added the release.
The current positivity rate is 12.33 percent while the total positivity rate stands at 13.39 percent.
A total of 20,584 samples were tested across the country in 24 hours (till 8am today).
At least 2,267 Covid-19 patients have recovered during the period.
The total number of recoveries now stands at 7,57,569 and the recovery rate at 92.63 percent.
Among the 36 deceased, 17 were men and 19 women while one was between 21-30 years old, two between 31-40 years old, four between 41-50, eight within 51-60, and 21 were above 60 years old, added the release.