2 Covid deaths in 24hrs, positivity rate 13.53
Two people died from Covid-19 in the 24 hours proceeding 8:00am yesterday, said a press release of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).
The total number of Covid-19 deaths in the country is currently 29,362 and the death rate stands at 1.45 percent.
At least 679 new coronavirus cases were recorded during the 24-hour period.
The daily positivity rate was 13.53 percent against 5,017 samples tested across the country. The overall positivity rate stands at 13.61 percent.
With the new infections, the total number of cases rose to 20,24,489, the release added.
At least 354 Covid-19 patients recovered in the 24-hour period, taking the total number of recoveries to 19,64,501. The overall recovery rate stands at 97.04 percent, said the release.