Ninety-Six more people have died from the Covid-19 in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll from the pandemic to 9,987 in the country.
Another 5,185 coronavirus patients are found in 24 hours, raising the total number of infections to 7,03,170.
A press release of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) made the disclosure on Wednesday afternoon.
Health authorities reported another 5,333 people recovered from the disease in a day, rising the total number of recoveries to 5,91,299.
“The recovery rate by Covid-19 in the country is 83.95 percent while the mortality rate stands at 1.42 percent,” the DGHS press release informed.
The coronavirus, that first reported in China late last year. The first Covid-19 positive cases were reported in the country on March 8 and the first death on March 18.