Twenty more corona patients died and 473 new cases were detected across the country during the last 24 hours till Monday. The death toll rose to 8023 in the country.
The number of coronavirus infection cases has been declining day by day in the country but the recovery rate is increasing.According to Direc-torate General of Health Services (DGHS), 473 new cases were detected in the country in the last 24 hours till 8:00am on Sunday, raising the total number to 5,31,799.
Some 514 more patients have recovered from the disease in the last 24 hours, raising the total number to 4,76,413.
The DGHS data said the coronavirus death rate has stood at 1.51 percent. On the other hand, the recovery rate also has reached 89.59 percent, it added.
The health directorate said 14.96 percent of the samples have been diagnosed with coronavirus till the date while 3.34 percent samples have been diagnosed with the fatal disease in a day.
A total of 14,478 samples, out of 14,169 collected, were tested at 200 labs in the country during the period, the report added.
A total of 35,55,558 samples have been tested so far to detect coronavirus infection across the country.The first case of Covid-19 was detected on March 8 while the first death was recorded on March 18 in the country.