7 Covid-19 deaths recorded, current positivity rate 2.16%
Seven 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 27,737and the death rate stands at 1.77 percent.
A total of 21,568 samples were tested across the country and at least 466 new infections were recorded in this period, taking the total number of people infected to 15,64,485 added the release.
The current positivity rate is 2.16 percent while the overall positivity rate stands at 15.58 percent.
At least 695 Covid-19 patients recovered during this period. The total number of recoveries now stands at 1,526,368 and the recovery rate is 97.56 percent.
Among the seven deceased, three were men and four women.
Of them, one was between 41-50 years, four between 51-60 and two between 71-80 years old, added the release.