Covid-19: 18 die, 1,568 infected, 1,795 recover in 24 hours

Eighteen people have died from Covid-19 in the country during last 24 hours, according to a press release issued by the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) today.

The total number of deaths has now reached 5,941, and the death rate stands at 1.45 percent.

A total of 1,568 new infections were recorded in the meantime, taking the total number of people infected to 4,09,252, added the release.

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A total of 12,549 samples were tested across the country in the last 24 hours.

Meanwhile, 1,795 Covid-19 patients have recovered in the last 24 hours.

The total number of recoveries stands at 3,25,940 and the recovery rate at 79.64 percent.

Among the 18 deceased, 15 were men and three women, while two were between 21-30 years old, one within 31-40, six between 51-60, and nine others were above 60 years old, added the release.

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