Thirty-six more people have died from the coronavirus in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll from the pandemic to 4,859 in the country.
Besides, 1,593 fresh positive cases have been registered during the time. With this, the total number of confirmed cases climbed to 3,44,264.
The daily health press of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) online on Thursday (Sept 17).
Besides, 2,443 new people have recovered from the novel coronavirus over the past 24 hours, raising the total number of recoveries in the country to 250,412 the health official said.
The first coronavirus death was reported in the country on March 18, ten days after the detection of the first COVID-19 cases.
The coronavirus, that first reported in China late last year, is now affecting 213 countries and territories around the world and two international conveyances.