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Coronavirus claims more 36 lives in last 24 hours

Coronavirus claims more 36 lives in last 24 hours
November 20, 2020

According to the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC), Pakistan has recorded 2,738 COVID-19 fresh and the national tally of cases now currently stands at 368,665, whereas, the active cases stood at 33,562.

A total of 42,909 tests were conducted across the country during this period. 327,542 people have recovered from the deadly disease while 5,098,291 samples have been tested thus far.

Positivity rate increases up to 6.3% in Pakistan

The positivity rate has increased up to 6.3 per cent in Pakistan. 1,517 patients are in critical condition.

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

Till now 159,752 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Sindh, 112,893 in Punjab, 43,359 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 16,642 in Balochistan, 25,719 in Islamabad, 5,806 in Azad Kashmir and 4,494 in Gilgit-Baltistan.

Furthermore 2,811 individuals have lost their lives to the epidemic in Punjab 2,780 in Sindh, 1,319 in KP, 158 in Balochistan, 266 in Islamabad, 134 in Azad Kashmir and 93 in GB.