7 Covid-19 deaths recorded, lowest in 7 months
Seven people died from Covid-19 in the 24 hours preceding 8am today, said a press release issued by the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).
The total number of Covid-19 deaths in the country now stands at 27,654 and the death rate is 1.77 percent.
A total of 23,302 samples were tested across the country and at least 645 new infections were recorded in this period, taking the total number of people infected to 1,561,463, added the release.
The current positivity rate is 2.77 percent while the overall positivity rate stands at 15.75 percent.
At least 814 Covid-19 patients have recovered during this period. The total number of recoveries now stands at 1,522,591 and the recovery rate is 97.51 percent.
Among the seven deceased, there were three men and four women.
Of them, two were between 41-50, two between 61-70 and three between 71-80 years old, added the release.