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COVID-19 claims more 81 deaths in last 24 hours

COVID-19 claims more 81 deaths in last 24 hours
August 11, 2021 Web Desk

ISLAMABAD (92 News) - The pandemic coronavirus (COVID-19) claimed more 81 deaths during the past 24 hours, pushing the country’s overall death toll to 24,085 on Wednesday.

According to the latest figures by the National Command and Operation Center (NCOC), 4,856 persons tested positive for COVID-19 in a day and the number of positive cases has surged to 1,080,360.

Pakistan has so far conducted 16,616,130 coronavirus tests and 65,690 in the last 24 hours 972,098 patients have recovered in the country whereas 4,513 patients are in critical condition.

Overall 972,098 have recovered from the pandemic, adding that the positivity rate of infections was recorded at 7.50 per cent as compared to yesterday’s 7.84% .

Punjab remains the worst-hit province in terms of deaths followed by Sindh and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

Till now 11,256 individuals have lost their lives to the epidemic in Punjab 6,275 in Sindh, 4,588 in KP, 822 in Islamabad, 654 in Azad Kashmir, 332 in Balochistan, and 158 in GB.

Furthermore 403,964 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Sindh, 367,054 in Punjab, 149,532 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 91,672 in Islamabad, 31,298 in Balochistan, 27,899 in Azad Kashmir and 8,941 in Gilgit-Baltistan.

On the other hand, Pakistan will receive a batch of 6 million doses of COVID vaccine under COVAX this week, boosting the country’s ability to inoculate its population as it faces the fourth wave of the virus.