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Pakistan records 4,497 coronavirus cases, highest in two months

Pakistan records 4,497 coronavirus cases, highest in two months
July 29, 2021 Web Desk

ISLAMABAD (92 News) - Pakistan has reported the highest single-day increase of coronavirus cases in two months with 4,497 new cases over the last 24 hours as the number of positive cases has surged to 1,020,324 on Thursday.

According to the National Command and Operation Center (NCOC) said, Pakistan has reported 76 deaths in the last 24 hours by novel coronavirus as the nationwide tally of fatalities has jumped to 23,209.

The country last recorded more than 4,000 cases in a single day on May 21, when 4,007 new cases were reported.

The NCOC said that the country’s number of overall confirmed cases has risen to 1,020,324, including 935,742 recoveries, adding that the positivity rate of infections was recorded at 7.53 per cent. 2,898 people are in critical condition.


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

Till now 10,995 individuals have lost their lives to the epidemic in Punjab 5,903 in Sindh, 4,435 in KP, 797 in Islamabad, 620 in Azad Kashmir, 326 in Balochistan, and 133 in GB.

Furthermore 374,434 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Sindh, 354,904 in Punjab, 142,799 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 86,602 in Islamabad, 30,019 in Balochistan, 23,631 in Azad Kashmir and 7,935 in Gilgit-Baltistan.