Covid-19: 212 deaths, 13,862 cases recorded in 24 hours
Two hundred and twelve people died from Covid-19 in 24 hours till 8am today, said a press release of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).
The total number of Covid-19 deaths in the country now stands at 20,467 and the overall death rate at 1.65 percent.
At least 13,862 new infections were reported during this period, taking the overall number of infections to 12,40,115 added the release.
The current positivity rate is 30.77 percent while the total positivity rate stands at 16.08 percent.
A total of 45,044 samples were tested across the country during the period.
At least 13,975 Covid-19 patients have recovered during this period.
The total number of recoveries now stands at 10,64,195 and the recovery rate at 85.81 percent.
Among the 212 deceased, 119 were men and 93 were women.
Of them, one was within 11-20 years old, five were between 21-30, 15 between 31-40, 25 between 41-50, 48 between 51-60, 69 between 61-70, 32 within 71-80, 11 between 81-90 and six between 91-100 years old, added the release.