Tuesday, September 27, 2022

Coronavirus claims 45 more lives across Pakistan

Coronavirus claims 45 more lives across Pakistan

ISLAMABAD (92 News) - The coronavirus has claimed 45 more lives across the country in the last 24 hours, taking the death toll from the disease to 23,016 on Sunday.

According to the latest figures by the National Command and Operation Center (NCOC) 2,819 persons tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 24 hours as the number of positive cases has surged to 1,004,694.

Pakistan surpasses grim milestone of 23,000 deaths by covid-19.  44,579 samples were tested. The positivity rate of infections was recorded at 6.32 per cent, it said. The country’s caseload climbed to 1,004,694 after 2,819 new cases were detected.

A total of 2,573 patients are in critical care at hospitals across the country, the NCOC said, adding 1,176 people recuperated from the disease in the past 24 hours, taking the number of people who have recovered since the pandemic began to 925,958.

Punjab remains the worst-hit province in terms of deaths followed by Sindh and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

Till now 10,939 individuals have lost their lives to the epidemic in Punjab 5,814 in Sindh, 4,417 in KP, 792 in Islamabad, 610 in Azad Kashmir, 322 in Balochistan, and 122 in GB.

Furthermore 364,784 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Sindh, 352,682 in Punjab, 141,627 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 85,519 in Islamabad, 29,494 in Balochistan, 22,886 in Azad Kashmir and 7,702 in Gilgit-Baltistan.