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Country’s corona situation improves

1 more dies

  • Staff Correspondent
  • 20 December, 2021 12:00 AM
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Country’s corona situation improves

The corona situation has improved in the country as only one died from the virus during the last 24 hours till Sunday morning.

According to Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS), one Covid-19 patients died and 211 infection cases were recorded in the last 24 hours till Sunday morning.

The number of total infections has risen to 15,81,083 with the overall positivity rate 14.03 percent. Some 17,332 samples were tested in the last 24 hours to detect the infection cases.

The national death toll has increased to 28,048 with a case fatality rate of 1.77 percent. The number of death has been remaining below 10 for the last 63 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 168 more Covid-19 patients have recovered in the last 24 hours till Sunday morning, raising the total number of recoveries to 15,45,571.

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