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Coronavirus kills 71 more people in Pakistan

Coronavirus kills 71 more people in Pakistan
January 1, 2021

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The pandemic coronavirus (COVID-19) has killed 71 more people in Pakistan during the last 24 hours.

According to the latest data shared by the National Command and Operation Center (NCOC), Pakistan has reported 71 deaths in the last 24 hours as the nationwide tally of fatalities has jumped to 10,176 on Friday. 2,463 people tested Covid positive as the number of positive cases has surged to 482,178.

A total of 41,039 tests were conducted across the country during this period. Overall 437,229 people have recovered from the deadly disease so far while 6,737,107 samples have been tested thus far.

2,156 patients have recovered from the virus in a day and 2,216 patients are in critical condition. The total count of active cases is 34,773.

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 215,679 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Sindh, 138,608 in Punjab, 58,701 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 18,168 in Balochistan, 37,888 in Islamabad, 8,277 in Azad Kashmir and 4,857 in Gilgit-Baltistan.

Furthermore 4,042 individuals have lost their lives to the epidemic in Punjab, 3,560 in Sindh, 1,649 in KP, 183 in Balochistan, 419 in Islamabad, 222 in Azad Kashmir and 101 in GB.