Coronavirus: 22 deaths, 1541 new cases recorded in country
Published: 03:36 PM, 18 September 2020 Updated: 05:40 PM, 18 September 2020
Another 22 people have died of coronavirus in the country. The death toll has risen to 4,881. In addition, 1,541 new cases of coronavirus have been reported in the last 24 hours. With this, a total of 345,805 people were identified in the country.
This information was given in a press release sent from the health department on Friday.
The notification further said that samples of 12,814 people were tested across the country in the last 24 hours. Besides, 1,923 people have recovered in one day. With this, the number of people recovering from coronavirus stood at 252, 335 people.
The first case of coronavirus infection (Covid-19) in the country was identified on March 8. Ten days later, on March 18, the first person died of the coronavirus.