35 Covid-19 deaths recorded in 24 hours, positivity rate 6.05%
Thirty-five people died from Covid-19 in 24 hours till 8am 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 27,182 and the death rate stands at 1.76 percent.
At least 1,190 new infections were recorded during the period, taking the total number of people infected to 15,41,300, added the release.
The current positivity rate is 6.05 percent while the total positivity rate stands at 16.37 percent.
A total of 19,668 samples were tested across the country in the 24 hours.
At least 1,645 Covid-19 patients have recovered during the period.
The total number of recoveries now stands at 14,98,654 and the recovery rate at 97.23 percent.
Among the 35 deceased, 16 were men and 19 were women. Of them, one was between 11-20 years old, one between 31-40, six between 41-50, seven between 51-60 and 20 were above 60 years old, added the release.