39 die in country in a day, 2977 new infected
Published: 02:39 PM, 6 August 2020 Updated: 06:01 PM, 6 August 2020
39 more COVID-19 patients have died in the last 24 hours, increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 3,306 in the country. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 2,49,651 as 2,977 new cases were confirmed during the period.
The information was disclosed in the daily health bulletin of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) online on Thursday.
A total of 12,708 samples have been tested at 83 authorized coronavirus testing labs across the country over the last 24 hours. So far, 12,25,124 samples have been tested.
Meanwhile, 2,074 more people have recovered from the novel coronavirus in the last 24 hours, raising the total number of recoveries in the country to 1,43,824, the health bulletin said.
The first coronavirus death case was reported in the country on March 18, ten days after the detection of the first COVID-19 cases.