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COVID-19 kills 28 Pakistanis, infects 1,286 in last 24 hours

COVID-19 kills 28 Pakistanis, infects 1,286 in last 24 hours
February 6, 2021

ISLAMABAD (92 News) - Pakistan has reported 28 deaths in the last 24 hours by novel coronavirus (COVID-19) as the nationwide tally of fatalities jumped to 11,914 on Saturday.

According to the latest figures by the National Command and Operation Center (NCOC) 1,286 persons tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 24 hours as the number of positive cases has surged to 553,128. 508, 700 people have recovered from this disease.

In the past 24 hours, as many as 1,198 patients have recovered from the virus in a day and 1,908 patients are still in critical condition. The total count of active cases is 32,514 and positivity rate stands at 3.85 per cent.

A total of 33,319 tests were conducted across the country during this period. Overall 508,700 people have recovered from the deadly disease so far while 8,155,766 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 250,043 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Sindh, 160,162 in Punjab 68,180 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 41,819 in Islamabad, 18,849 in Balochistan, 9,160 in Azad Kashmir and 4,915 in Gilgit-Baltistan.

Furthermore 4,854 individuals have lost their lives to the epidemic in Punjab 4,066 in Sindh, 1,948 in KP, 478 in Islamabad, 270 in Azad Kashmir, 196 in Balochistan, and 102 in GB.