12 Covid-19 deaths recorded in 24 hours, positivity rate now 2.97%
Twelve people died from Covid-19 in 24 hours till 8 am today, said a press release issued by the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).
The total number of Covid-19 deaths in the country now stands at 27,647 and the death rate stands at 1.77 percent.
A total of 22,321 samples were tested across the country and at least 663 new infections were recorded in this period, taking the total number of people infected to 1,560,818 added the release.
The current positivity rate is 2.97 percent while the overall positivity rate stands at 15.78 percent.
At least 664 Covid-19 patients have recovered during this period. The total number of recoveries is now 1,521,777 and the recovery rate is 97.5 percent.
Among the 12 deceased, six were men and six women.
Of them, one was between 21-30 years old, two between 41-50, five between 61-70, three between 71-80 and one between 81-90 years old, added the release.