Saturday, October 1, 2022

Coronavirus claims more 58 lives in one day

Coronavirus claims more 58 lives in one day

ISLAMABAD (92 News) - Pakistan has reported 58 deaths in the last 24 hours by novel coronavirus as the nationwide tally of fatalities has jumped to 13,595 on Tuesday.

According to the latest figures by the National Command and Operation Center (NCOC) 2,511 persons tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 24 hours as the number of positive cases has surged to 609,964.

The total count of active cases is 23,355 and the positivity rate increases up to 7.11 per cent. In the past 24 hours, as many as 1,136 patients have recovered from the virus in a day and 1,895 patients are still in critical condition.

A total of 35,303 tests were conducted across the country during this period. Overall 573,014 people have recovered from the deadly disease so far while 9,565,066 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 261,582 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Sindh, 188,225 in Punjab 76,379 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 48,495 in Islamabad, 19,233 in Balochistan, 11,089 in Azad Kashmir and 4,961 in Gilgit-Baltistan.

Furthermore 5,812 individuals have lost their lives to the epidemic in Punjab 4,461 in Sindh, 2,169 in KP, 526 in Islamabad, 322 in Azad Kashmir, 202 in Balochistan, and 103 in GB.