Covid-19: One dies, positivity rate jumps to 5.67% in 24 hours
One person 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 28,098 and the death rate stands at 1.77 percent.
At least 1,146 new infections were recorded during the period, taking the total number of people infected to 15,91,093, added the release.
The current positivity rate is 5.67 percent while the total positivity rate stands at 13.68 percent.
A total of 20,204 samples were tested across the country in 24 hours.
At least 170 Covid-19 patients have recovered during the period.
The total number of recoveries now stands at 15,50,534 and the recovery rate at 97.45 percent.
The lone deceased was a female, aged between 11-20 years, added the release.