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The official added that Covid-19 death increased between 4-10 July or the 27th week. In that week, at least 1,277 patients died of coronavirus. Eighty per cent of the deceased were aged 50 or above and suffering from comorbidity diseases like diabetes, high blood pressure and others.

Besides, the death rate of the Covid-19 patients aged between 31 and 40 was five per cent. According to DGHS, coronavirus infection and death rate increased due to spread of Delta variant.

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