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Corona infection rate crosses 8pc

  • Staff Correspondent
  • 11 January, 2022 12:00 AM
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Corona infection rate crosses 8pc

Corona infection rate has crossed eight percent with an upward trend of the pathogen’s transmission in the country.

According to Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS), three more Covid-19 patients died and 2,231 infection cases were recorded in the last 24 hours till Monday morning.

Earlier, 1,491 infection cases were reported on Sunday, 1,116 cases on Saturday, 1146 cases on Friday, 1140 cases on Thursday, 892 on Wednesday, 775 on Tuesday and 674 on Monday.

The number of total infections has risen to 15,95,931 with the overall positivity rate 13.64 percent. Some 26,143 samples were tested in the last 24 hours to detect the infection cases.

The national death toll has increased to 28,105 with a case fatality rate of 1.76 percent. However, the number of death remains below 10 for the last 83 consecutive days.

Some 208 more Covid-19 patients have recovered in the last 24 hours till Monday morning, raising the total number of recoveries to 15,51,113. The recovery rate reached 97.19 percent.