Eighteen more corona patients died and 602 new cases were detected in the country during the last 24 hours till Monday. The death toll rose to 8,041 in the country.
The number of coronavirus infection cases and recovery has increased slightly during the time.According to Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS), 602 new cases were detected in the country in the last 24 hours till 8:00am Monday, raising the total number to 5,32,401.
Some 566 more patients have recovered from the disease in the last 24 hours, raising the total number to 4,76,979.
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 14.91 percent of the samples have been diagnosed with coronavirus till the date while 4.06 percent samples have been diagnosed with the fatal disease in a day.
A total of 14,810 samples, out of 14,829 collected, were tested at 200 labs in the country during the period, the report added.
A total of 35,70,387 samples have been tested so far to detect the 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.