Wednesday, 26 January, 2022

Corona Update

6 more die, 277 cases detected

  • Staff Correspondent
  • 9 December, 2021 12:00 AM
  • Print news

Six people died of coronavirus infections and 277 cases were detected in the country during the last 24 hours till Wednesday.

The country’s coronavirus infection situation remains stable but the number of daily infection cases has still been remaining over 200 for the last few weeks.

Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) disclosed the information on fatalities and infections on Wednesday.

Earlier, 5 Covid-19 patients died and 291 infection cases were reported on Tuesday and 4 patients died and 277 infection cases were reported on Monday morning.

The daily corona infection rate has remained below 2 percent for around a month. Some 1.35 percent infection rate was reported on Wednesday. It was 01.78 percent on Tuesday, 1.44 percent on Monday and 1.03 percent on Sunday.

For the 65 consecutive days, the country reported daily positivity rate below 3 percent. The infection rate was below 4 percent for 74 days in a row and below 5 percent for the last 81 consecutive days.

The number of daily cases was reported below 500 for the last 56 days in a row, below 400 for 50 consecutive days and below 300 for 40 days in a row.

The number of total infections has risen to 15,78,288 with the overall positivity rate 14.29 percent . Some 20,549 samples were tested in the last 24 hours to detect the infection cases.

The national death toll has increased to 28,016 with a case fatality rate of 1.78 percent. The number of death remains below 10 for the last 52 consecutive days.

At the same time, the recovery rate continued to improve in the country reaching 97.78 percent with the recuperation of a good number of Covid-19 patients every day.

Some 296 more Covid-19 patients have recovered in the last 24 hours till Wednesday morning, raising the total number of recoveries to 15,43,204.

The country's maiden cases were reported on 8 March last year and the first death from the virus was reported on 18 March.