Twenty-two people have died from Covid-19 in 24 hours (till 8am today), according to a press release issued by the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).
At least 692 new infections were recorded in the meantime taking the total number of people infected to 5,21,382, added the release.
The current positivity rate is 5.36 percent while the total positivity rate stands at 15.59 percent.
A total of 12,908 samples were tested across the country in 24 hours (till 8am today).
At least 785 Covid-19 patients have recovered in the period.
The total number of recoveries now stands at 4,66,064 and the recovery rate at 89.39 percent.
Among the 22 deceased, 15 were men and seven women while two were between 41-50 years old, three within 51-60 and 17 were above 60 years old, added the release.