16 more die of corona, 1,699 new cases detected

Staff Correspondent

11 November, 2020 12:00 AM printer

Some 16 more coronavirus infected patients died and 1,699 new cases were detected in the country in the last 24 hours till 8:00am on Tuesday.

The Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) said in a bulletin that the total number of deaths from Covid-19 disease has reached 6,108 in the country with the fresh fatalities.

It said a total of 4,23,620 coronavirus patients have so far been detected in the country as 1,699 new cases have been reported in the last 24 hours. A total of 1,648 more patients have recovered from the disease in the last 24 hours, raising the total number to 3,41,416.

“The recovery rate from Covid-19 has reached 80.59 percent in the country,” it said.

The health directorate said 17.15 percent of the samples have been diagnosed with coronavirus and 1.44 percent patients have died.

Some 12.57 percent samples have been diagnosed with the fatal disease in a day.

A total of 13,520 samples, out of 13,616 collected, were tested at 115 labs in the country during the period, the report added.

A total of 24,70,164 samples have been tested to detect coronavirus infection across the country so far.

The first case of Covid-19 was detected on March 8 while the first death was recorded on March 18 in the country.