One Covid-19 death, 557 cases recorded 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 28,077 and the death rate stands at 1.77 percent.
At least 557 new infections were recorded during the period, taking the total number of people infected to 15,86,466, added the release.
The current positivity rate is 2.91 percent while the total positivity rate stands at 13.76 percent.
A total of 19,130 samples were tested across the country in the 24 hours.
At least 253 Covid-19 patients have recovered during the period.
The total number of recoveries now stands at 15,49,557 and the recovery rate at 97.67 percent.
The deceased was a woman, aged between 41-50, added the release.