Eighteen more people died of coronavirus or Covid-19 in the country in the last 24 hours.
Some 1159 more people infected with Covid-19 at the same period, which is the highest number of infection in the last two months.
The Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) revealed this information stating latest situation of Covid-19 in its health bulletin on Sunday.
With news deaths, a total of 8,545 people died of Covid-19 in the country so far.
The number of Covid-19 infection now stands at 5 lakh 57 thousand 395.
According to DGHS, some 1,385 more people recovered from Covid-19 receiving treatment at home and hospital in the last one day. As a result, a total of 5lakh 11thousand 695 people recovered from the Covid-19 infection till now.
Earlier on December 30, the DGHS came up with more Covid-19 infected patients than today. Some 1, 235 people were diagnosed with Covid-19 that day.
The first corona patient was detected in the country on March 8, last year while the first death was recorded on March 18.