Fourteen more Covid-19 patients died in the last 24 hours, increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 5,761 in the country. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 3,96,713 as 1,586 new cases were confirmed during the period.
Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) came up with the information in a press release issued on Friday.
According to the release, a total of 14,119 samples were tested at 109 authorized laboratories across the country during the time. Besides, the recovery count rose to 3,12,065 after another 1,533 patients were discharged from the hospitals during the period.
The first coronavirus death was reported in the country on March 18, ten days after the detection of the first COVID-19 cases.
The coronavirus, that first reported in China late last year, is now affecting 213 countries and territories around the world and two international conveyances.