10 Covid-19 deaths in 24 hours
Ten people have died from Covid-19 in 24 hours (till 8 am on Monday) and at least 339 new infections were recorded in the meantime, according to a press release issued by the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).
With them, the total number of deaths reached 27,778, and the death rate stands at 1.77 percent.
The total number of people infected rose to 15,65,827, added the release.
The current positivity rate is 1.80 percent while the total positivity rate stands at 15.48 percent.
A total of 18,812 samples were tested across the country in 24 hours.
At least 509 Covid-19 patients have recovered in this period.