Health Desk- 20 Nov, 2020: Seventeen people have died from Covid-19 in the country during last 24 hours, according to a press release issued by the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) on Friday afternoon.
The total number of deaths has now reached 6,322 and the death rate stands at 1.43 percent.
A total of 2,275 new infections were recorded in the meantime taking the total number of people infected to 4,43,434 added the release.
The current positivity rate is 14.58 percent while the total positivity rate stands at 16.91 percent.
A total of 15,607 samples were tested across the country in the last 24 hours.
Meanwhile, 1,709 Covid-19 patients have recovered in the last 24 hours.
The total number of recoveries stands at 3,58,431 and the recovery rate at 80.83 percent, the release added.