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Coronavirus claims more 63 lives across country in a day

Coronavirus claims more 63 lives across country in a day
March 4, 2021

ISLAMABAD (92 News) - Pakistan has reported 63 deaths in the last 24 hours by novel coronavirus as the nationwide tally of fatalities has jumped to 13,076 on Thursday.

According to the latest figures by the National Command and Operation Center (NCOC) 1,519 persons tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 24 hours as the number of positive cases has surged to 585,435.

The total count of active cases is 17,117. In the past 24 hours, as many as 987 patients have recovered from the virus in a day and 1,559 patients are still in critical condition.

A total of 40,473 tests were conducted across the country during this period. Overall 555,242 people have recovered from the deadly disease so far while 9,097,413 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 258,904 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Sindh, 174,191 in Punjab 73,007 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 44,921 in Islamabad, 19,084 in Balochistan, 10,371 in Azad Kashmir and 4,957 in Gilgit-Baltistan.

Furthermore 5,480 individuals have lost their lives to the epidemic in Punjab 4,388 in Sindh, 2,096 in KP, 503 in Islamabad, 307 in Azad Kashmir, 200 in Balochistan, and 102 in GB.