51 Covid-19 deaths in 24 hours, positivity rate now 7.46%
Fifty-one 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 26,931 and the death rate stands at 1.76 percent.
At least 1,871 new infections were recorded during the period, taking the total number of people infected to 15,30,413, added the release.
The current positivity rate is 7.46 percent while the total positivity rate stands at 16.55 percent.
A total of 25,074 samples were tested across the country in the 24 hours.
At least 3,586 Covid-19 patients have recovered during the period.
The total number of recoveries now stands at 14,78,821 and the recovery rate at 96.63 percent.
Among the 51 deceased, 22 were men and 29 were women. Of them, one was between 11-20, two between 21-30, three between 31-40, seven between 41-50, 16 between 51-60 and 22 were above 60 years old, added the release.