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Corona Update

3 more die, 385 cases detected

  • Staff Correspondent
  • 14 December, 2021 12:00 AM
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3 more die, 385 cases detected

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Three more people died of coronavirus infections and 385 cases were detected in the country during the last 24 hours till Monday.

The country’s coronavirus infection situation is still remaining stable, but the number of daily infection cases has been rising for last two days.

Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) revealed the information in their regular bulletin on Sunday.

Earlier, 329 infection cases were reported on Sunday, 177 on Saturday, 269 on Friday, 262 on Thursday, 277 on Wednesday, 291 on Tuesday and 277 on Monday. The daily corona infection rate has remained below 2 percent for over a month. But the daily infection rate also increased in the last two days as 1.75 percent infection rate was reported on Monday, 1.52 percent on Sunday, 1.13 percent on Saturday, 1.34 percent on Friday, 1.22 percent on Thursday and 1.35 percent on Wednesday.

For the 70th consecutive days, the country reported daily positivity rate below 3 percent. The infection rate was below 4 percent for 79 days in a row and below 5 percent for the last 86 consecutive days.

The number of daily cases was reported below 500 for the last 61 days in a row, below 400 for 55 consecutive days and below 300 for 45 days in a row.

The number of total infections has risen to 15,79,710 with the overall positivity rate 14.18%. Some 22,037 samples were tested in the last 24 hours to detect the infection cases.

The national death toll has increased to 28,031 with a case fatality rate of 1.77 percent. The number of death remains below 10 for the last 57 consecutive days.

At the same time, the recovery rate continued to improve in the country reaching 97.77 percent with the recuperation of a good number of Covid-19 patients every day.

Some 267 more Covid-19 patients have recovered in the last 24 hours till Monday morning, raising the total number of recoveries to 15,44,417.

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