In the last 24 hours 83 people died from coronavirus infection in the country. It is the highest number of death in the country in a single day caused by the deadly virus infection. With this the number deaths has increased at 9,822. Meanwhile, 7,201 people were infected across the country in the last 24 hours. With this the number of infection has raised to 6,91,957.
The information was delivered through a press release of the health directorate on Monday afternoon.
The release said, in the last 24 hours total 36,000 samples were collected and of them 34,968 were tested.
It said, of today’s total deceased 54 are male and 29 are female. Of them 74 died in hospitals and 5 died at their homes.
According to the release, 4,523 people were recovered in the last 24 hours and the recovery count has risen to 5,81,113.