Fourteen people have died from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours (till 8am today), according to a press release issued by the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).
The total number of deaths has now reached 7,833 and the death rate stands at 1.49 percent.
At least 890 new infections were recorded in the meantime taking the total number of infected people to 5,24,910, added the release.
The current positivity rate is 5.66 percent and the total positivity rate stands at 15.43 percent.
A total of 14,727 samples were tested across the country in the last 24 hours.
At least 841 Covid-19 patients have recovered in the last 24 hours (till 8am today).
The total number of recoveries now stands at 4,69,522 and the recovery rate at 89.45 percent.
Among the 14 deceased, six were men and eight were women. Of them, four were between 51-60 years old and ten above 60 years old, added the release.