At least 864 new infections were recorded and nine people died from Covid-19 in 24 hours till 8:00 am today, said a press release issued by the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).
The current positivity rate is 4.01 percent while the total positivity rate stands at 14.52 percent.
The total number of Covid-19 deaths in the country now stands at 29,033 and the mortality rate stands at 1.49 percent. Meanwhile, the total number of cases rose to 19,42,680, added the release.
A total of 21,543 samples were tested across the country in the 24 hours.
At least 6,264 patients have recovered from Covid-19 during the period. The total number of recoveries now stands at 18,06,689 and the recovery rate at 90.00 percent, added the release.
Of the nine deceased, six were male and three were female.
Of them, one was between 11-20, one between 41-50, and seven were above 60 years old, added the release.