66 more deaths of Covid, 7,213 new infected

Staff Correspondent
6 April 2021, Tue
Published: 05:07

66 more deaths of Covid, 7,213 new infected

Sixty-six more people have died from the Covid-19 in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll from the pandemic to 9,384 in the country. 

Another 7,213 coronavirus patients are found in 24 hours, raising the total number of infections to   6,51,652.

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

Health authorities reported another 2,969 people recovered from the disease in a day, rising the total number of recoveries to 5,58,383.

A total of 34,311 samples were tested across the country in the last 24 hours, yielding a positivity rate of 21.02 %.

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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