25 more deaths of coronavirus, 1071 new infected

Staff Correspondent
10 January 2021, Sun
Published: 06:00

25 more deaths of coronavirus, 1071 new infected

Twenty-five more people have died from the Covid-19 in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll from the pandemic to 7,781 in the country. 

Another 1,071 coronavirus patients are found in 24 hours, raising the total number of infections to  5,22,453.

A press release of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) made the disclosure on Sunday afternoon.

Health authorities reported another 737 people recovered from the disease in a day, rising the total number of recoveries to 4,66,801.

In the last 24 hours, 181 coronavirus testing laboratories across the country tested 12,920 samples.

Of the total sample tests, 8.29 percent tested positive in the past 24 hours, while 15.56 percent cases were detected from the total tests conducted so far, the release added.

Among the total infections, 89.35 percent of patients have recovered, while 1.49 percent died so far since the first COVID-19 positive cases were reported in the country on March 8, and the first death on March 18.

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