Amid a declining positivity rate Covid-19 claimed 31 more lives and infected 1,233 others in the country in 24 hours till Friday morning.
The latest cases were detected after testing 27,557 samples showing a decline in the daily case positivity rate to 4.54 per cent from Thursday’s 4.61 per cent, said the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).
The case positivity rate is the lowest in around six months as the country last recorded 4.98 per cent daily case positivity rate on March 8 this year.
Meanwhile, it said, the fatality rate remained static at 1.76 per cent.
On Thursday, the country recorded lowest Covid deaths of 24 since May 15 when the country saw 22 single-day deaths.