COVID-19 claims five lives in Pakistan, infects 548 in one day


ISLAMABAD(News10) – Pakistan has reported five deaths in the last 24 hours by novel coronavirus as the number of positive cases has surged to 300,371. The nationwide tally of fatalities has jumped to 6,370

According to the latest figures by the National Command and Operation Center (NCOC), 548 persons have been tested positive for COVID-19 in 24 hours.

Province-wise Details

Sindh remains the worst-hit province by the pandemic in terms of cases followed by Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Balochistan.

Till now 131,404 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Sindh, 97,533 in Punjab, 36,823 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 13,282 in Balochistan, 15,832 in Islamabad, 3,131 in Gilgit-Baltistan and 2,366 in Azad Kashmir.

Furthermore 2,439 individuals have lost their lives to the epidemic in Sindh, 2,214 in Punjab, 1,256 in KP, 145 in Balochistan, 178 in Islamabad, 73 in GB and 65 in Azad Kashmir.

Tests and Recoveries

Pakistan has so far conducted 2,879,655 coronavirus tests and 29,534 in last 24 hours. 288,206 coronavirus patients have recovered in the country whereas 535 patients are in critical condition. 

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