6 Covid-19 deaths in 24 hours, positivity rate now below 2%
Six 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 27,752 and the death rate stands at 1.77 percent.
At least 293 new infections were recorded during the period, taking the total number of people infected to 15,65,174, added the release.
The current positivity rate is 1.88 percent while the total positivity rate stands at 15.53 percent.
A total of 15,580 samples were tested across the country in the 24 hours.
At least 442 Covid-19 patients have recovered during the period.
The total number of recoveries now stands at 15,27,333 and the recovery rate at 97.58 percent.
Among the six deceased, four were men and two were women. Of them, two were between 51-60 and four were above 60 years old, added the release.