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Pakistan records 36 deaths, 1,392 new Corona cases in last 24 hours

Pakistan records 36 deaths, 1,392 new Corona cases in last 24 hours
March 1, 2021

ISLAMABAD (92 News) - Pakistan has recorded 36 deaths in the last 24 hours by novel coronavirus as the nationwide tally of fatalities has jumped to 12,896 on Monday.

According to the latest figures by the National Command and Operation Center (NCOC) 1,392 persons tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 24 hours as the number of positive cases has surged to 581,365.

The total count of active cases is 22,098 and the positivity rate stands at 3.63 per cent. In the past 24 hours, as many as 1,094 patients have recovered from the virus in a day and 1,568 patients are still in critical condition.

A total of 38,338 tests were conducted across the country during this period. Overall 546,371 people have recovered from the deadly disease so far while 8,990,176 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 258,266 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Sindh, 172,054 in Punjab 72,424 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 44,373 in Islamabad, 19,049 in Balochistan, 10,243 in Azad Kashmir and 4,956 in Gilgit-Baltistan.

Furthermore 5,363 individuals have lost their lives to the epidemic in Punjab 4,350 in Sindh, 2,079 in KP, 501 in Islamabad, 301 in Azad Kashmir, 200 in Balochistan, and 102 in GB.