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Corona Update

3 more die, 205 cases detected

  • Staff Correspondent
  • 29 November, 2021 12:00 AM
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Three more people died from coronavirus and 205 cases of infections were detected in the country during the last 24 hours till Sunday morning.

The number of daily coronavirus infection death has remained below 5 for the last few days while the infection cases also remained below 300 for a few weeks in the country.

Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) disclosed their data on the fatalities and infection cases from the virus.

The daily corona infection rate has remained below 2 percent for the last several weeks. Some 1.03 percent infection rate was reported on Sunday.

 For the 55 consecutive days, the country reported daily positivity rate below 3 percent. The infection rate was below 4 percent for 62 days in a row and below 5 percent for the last 71 consecutive days.

The number of daily cases was reported below 500 for the last 46 days in a row.

The number of total infections has risen to 15,75,784 with the overall positivity rate 14.52 percent. Some 19,811 samples were tested in the last 24 hours to detect the infection cases.

The national death toll has increased to 27,978 with a case fatality rate of 1.78 percent. The number of death remains below 10 for the last 42 consecutive days.

At the same time, the recovery rate continued to improve in the country reaching 97.75 percent with the recuperation of a good number of Covid-19 patients every day.

Some 299 more Covid-19 patients have recovered in the last 24 hours till Sunday morning, raising the total number of recoveries to 15,40,317.