At least 9,369 new infections were recorded and 38 people died from Covid-19 in 24 hours till 8:00 am today, said a press release issued by the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).
The current positivity rate is 21.07 percent while the total positivity rate stands at 14.65 percent.
The total number of Covid-19 deaths in the country now stands at 28,627 and the mortality rate stands at 1.53 percent. Meanwhile, the total number of cases rose to 18,70,901, added the release.
A total of 44,471 samples were tested across the country in the 24 hours.
At least 9,507 patients have recovered from Covid-19 during the period. The total number of recoveries now stands at 15,87,374 and the recovery rate at 86.16 percent, added the release.
Of the 38 deceased, 28 were male and 10 were female.
Of them, one was between 0-10 years old, one within 21-30, three were between 31-40, four within 41-50, four between 51-60, nine were between 61-70, seven within 71-80, eight within 81-90, and one between 90-100 years old, added the release.