59 more deaths of Covid, 6469 new infected

Staff Correspondent
1 April 2021, Thu
Published: 05:03

59 more deaths of Covid, 6469 new infected

Fifty-nine more people have died from the Covid-19 in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll from the pandemic to 9,105 in the country. 

Another 6,469 coronavirus patients are found in 24 hours, raising the total number of infections to  6,17,764.

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

Health authorities reported another 2,539 people recovered from the disease in a day, rising the total number of recoveries to 5,44,938.

A total of 28,198 samples were tested at 219 authorized laboratories across the country during the time, it added. “Of the total sample tested in the past 24 hours, 22.94 percent was positive.” 

The coronavirus, that first reported in China late last year. 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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