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Coronavirus claims more 52 deaths in last 24 hours

Coronavirus claims more 52 deaths in last 24 hours
February 18, 2021

ISLAMABAD (92 News) - Pakistan has reported 52 deaths in the last 24 hours by novel coronavirus as the nationwide tally of fatalities has jumped to 12,488 on Thursday.

According to the latest statistics of the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC), 1,272 fresh infections were reported in a one day as the number of positive cases has surged to 567,261.

The total count of active cases is 24,176. In the past 24 hours, as many as 2,052 patients have recovered from the virus in a day and 1,666 patients are still in critical condition.

A total of 36,543 tests were conducted across the country during this period. Overall 530,597 people have recovered from the deadly disease so far while 8,567,761 samples have been tested thus far.

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

Till now 254,678 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Sindh, 165,716 in Punjab 70,306 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 43,029 in Islamabad, 18,958 in Balochistan, 9,629 in Azad Kashmir and 4,945 in Gilgit-Baltistan.

Furthermore 5,138 individuals have lost their lives to the epidemic in Punjab 4,263 in Sindh, 2,015 in KP, 487 in Islamabad, 284 in Azad Kashmir, 199 in Balochistan, and 102 in GB.