Covid-19: 24 die, 1,545 infected, 1,704 recover in 24 hours

Twenty-four 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).

The total number of deaths has now reached 5,723 and the death rate stands at 1.46 percent.

A total of 1,545 new infections were recorded in the meantime taking the total number of people infected to 3,93,131 added the release.

The current positivity rate is 10.97 percent while the total positivity rate stands at 17.82 percent.

A total of 14,086 samples were tested across the country in the last 24 hours.

Meanwhile, 1,704 Covid-19 patients have recovered in the last 24 hours.

The total number of recoveries stands at 3,08,845 and the recovery rate at 78.56 percent.

Among the 24 deceased, 19 were men and five women while one was between 21-30 years old, two between 41-50, eight within 51-60 and 13 were above 60 years old, added the release.

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