Wednesday, March 22, 2023

Coronavirus claims more 30 lives across country in a day

Coronavirus claims more 30 lives across country in a day

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The pandemic coronavirus has claimed more 30 lives in the last 24 hours across Pakistan as the nationwide tally of deaths has jumped to 22,811 on Monday.

According to the latest figures issued by the National Command and Operation Center (NCOC), 2,452 persons tested positive for coronaviurs in the past 24 hours as the number of positive cases has surged to 991,727.

A total of 49,503 samples were tested, out of which 2,452 were found to be carrying the deadly virus. The infection rate was recorded at 4.95 per cent, the NCOC said.

The number of total tests to diagnose the pandemic in the country stands at 15,443,477, while 920,066 people have regained their health from the COVID-19. 2,532 people are still critical and being treated at the various hospitals of the country.

According to data released by Karachi University’s International Centre for Chemical and Biological Sciences (ICCBS), out of 90 samples tested at the ICCBS labs on July 14, the Delta variant was detected in 83 of them, constituting a 92pc ratio.