2 die from Covid, 549 get infected
Two people died from Covid while 549 became infected with the virus in 24 hours preceding 8:00am yesterday.
The daily positivity rate slightly rose to 13.86 percent from the previous day's 13.80 percent, said a press release of the Directorate General of Health Services.
The new cases were recorded after 3,961 samples were tested across the country during the 24-hour period.
With the latest numbers, the total number of Covid deaths in the country rose to 29,374. The death rate stands at 1.45 percent.
Meanwhile, 293 Covid patients recovered during the same period. The recovery rate is 97 percent.
Both the dead were males, aged between 41 and 60.