34 more die of Covid-19, 1988 infected in 24hrs
Published: 04:31 PM, 2 June 2021 Updated: 08:09 PM, 2 June 2021
34 more die of Covid-19, 1988 infected in 24hrs; File Photo
Another 34 people died of Covid-19 in the last 24 hours in the country, taking the tally from the pandemic to 12,694.
Besides, 1,988 Covid-19 fresh cases were registered in the last 24 hours, taking the total tally of infections to 804,293, according to a press release issued by the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).
This is the highest number of daily infections recorded since April 30. Number of infections was 2,177 on that day.
A total of 20, 259 samples were tested across the country in 24 hours. The current positivity rate is 9.81 percent while the total positivity rate stands at 13.44 percent.
Among the 34 deceased, 21 were men and 13 women, the release added.
Meanwhile, 1,779 Covid-19 patients have recovered during the period. The total number of recoveries now stands at 7,42,151 while the recovery rate at 92.51 percent.
Earlier, 41 deaths and 1,765 cases were recorded from the disease on Tuesday.