• Friday, Oct 22, 2021
  • Last Update : 04:29 pm

Covid-19: 21% of samples tested in last 24 hours turned out positive

  • Published at 08:10 pm June 7th, 2020
covid 19 testing blood sample
Representational photo: Bigstock

13,136 samples were tested 

Of all Covid-19 samples tested in the 24-hour period till the daily Covid-19 press briefing on Sunday, around 21% turned out to be positive.

According to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS), 13,136 samples were tested in the 24-hour time span in different laboratories across the country.

Of them, 2,743 samples tested positive for coronavirus infection, which is 20.88% of all samples tested.

The test positivity rate was 21.10% on Saturday, 20.07% on Friday, and 19.09% on Thursday.

The daily percentage of people testing positive for Covid-19 in the country was on the rise for three consecutive days before it went down ever so slightly on Sunday.

The daily test positivity rate for Covid-19 reached an all-time high on Tuesday, with nearly 23% of all samples testing positive for that day.

Till now, 65,769 people have tested Covid-19 positive, and 888 of them lost their lives.

Currently, the death rate in the country stands at 1.35% of all reported cases thus far.


55
Facebook 54
blogger sharing button blogger
buffer sharing button buffer
diaspora sharing button diaspora
digg sharing button digg
douban sharing button douban
email sharing button email
evernote sharing button evernote
flipboard sharing button flipboard
pocket sharing button getpocket
github sharing button github
gmail sharing button gmail
googlebookmarks sharing button googlebookmarks
hackernews sharing button hackernews
instapaper sharing button instapaper
line sharing button line
linkedin sharing button linkedin
livejournal sharing button livejournal
mailru sharing button mailru
medium sharing button medium
meneame sharing button meneame
messenger sharing button messenger
odnoklassniki sharing button odnoklassniki
pinterest sharing button pinterest
print sharing button print
qzone sharing button qzone
reddit sharing button reddit
refind sharing button refind
renren sharing button renren
skype sharing button skype
snapchat sharing button snapchat
surfingbird sharing button surfingbird
telegram sharing button telegram
tumblr sharing button tumblr
twitter sharing button twitter
vk sharing button vk
wechat sharing button wechat
weibo sharing button weibo
whatsapp sharing button whatsapp
wordpress sharing button wordpress
xing sharing button xing
yahoomail sharing button yahoomail