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COVID-19 claims more 85 lives across Pakistan in last 24 hours

COVID-19 claims more 85 lives across Pakistan in last 24 hours
December 25, 2020

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has claimed more 85 lives and reported 2,152 new cases during the past 24 hours on Friday.

According to the latest data released by National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC), the country has reported 85 deaths as the nationwide tally of fatalities has jumped to 9,753. The number of positive cases has surged to 467,222.

1,824 patients have recovered from the virus during the last 24 hours and 2,382 patients are in critical condition. The total count of active cases currently stands at 38,511.

A total of 39,435 tests were conducted across the country during this period. Overall 418,958 people have recovered from the deadly disease so far while 6,482,889 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 Balochistan. Punjab has overtaken Sindh in most number of casualties.

Till now 208,514 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Sindh, 134,345 in Punjab, 56,544 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 18,028 in Balochistan, 36,844 in Islamabad, 8,103 in Azad Kashmir and 4,844 in Gilgit-Baltistan.

Furthermore 3,831 individuals have lost their lives to the epidemic in Punjab, 3,440 in Sindh, 1,585 in KP, 181 in Balochistan, 402 in Islamabad, 213 in Azad Kashmir and 101 in GB.