No Covid deaths for 13 consecutive days
No Covid-19 deaths were reported for 13 straight days 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 remains at 29,127 and the mortality rate is 1.49 percent.
At least seven new infections from Covid-19 were recorded in the 24 hours. The total number of cases rose to 19,52,733, added the release.
The current positivity rate is 0.42 percent while the total positivity rate stands at 13.95 percent, said the press release.
A total of 1,686 samples were tested across the country during this time.
At least 278 patients recovered from Covid-19 during the period. The total number of recoveries now stands at 18,96,279 and the recovery rate at 97.11 percent, added the release.