Tuesday, December 6, 2022

Nine deaths, 426 new coronavirus cases reported in a day across Pakistan

Nine deaths, 426 new coronavirus cases reported in a day across Pakistan
ISLAMABAD (92 News) - The novel coronavirus claimed nine more lives across the country during the last 24 hours, taking the death toll from the deadly disease to 6,359. According to the latest figures by the National Command and Operation Center (NCOC), 426 more people tested positive for the highly contagious disease, lifting the number of people affected by it to 299,659. The number of people recovering from the coronavirus has jumped to 286,506 with the addition of 349 people who recuperated during the past 24 hours, pushing the country’s Covid-19 active cases down to 6,794. 22,830 samples were tested, out of which 426 turned out to be positive. Sindh remains the worst-hit province by the pandemic in terms of cases followed by Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Islamabad. Till now 130,969 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Sindh, 97,389 in Punjab, 36,711 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 15,780 in Islamabad, 13,402 in Balochistan, 2,340 in Azad Kashmir and 3,068 in Gilgit-Baltistan.