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Pakistan reports 29 deaths, 2,253 coronavirus cases in a day

Pakistan reports 29 deaths, 2,253 coronavirus cases in a day
March 15, 2021

ISLAMABAD (92 News) - Pakistan has reported 29 deaths in the last 24 hours by novel coronavirus as the nationwide tally of fatalities has jumped to 13,537 on Monday.

According to the latest statistics of the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC), as many as 2,253 fresh infections were reported during the last 24 hours as the number of positive cases has surged to 607,453.

The total count of active cases is 22,038 and the positivity rate increases up to 5.11 per cent. In the past 24 hours, as many as 1,307 patients have recovered from the virus in a day and 1,823 patients are still in critical condition.

A total of 44,061 tests were conducted across the country during this period. Overall 571,878 people have recovered from the deadly disease so far while 9,529,763 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 261,411 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Sindh, 186,659 in Punjab 76,104 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 48,081 in Islamabad, 19,220 in Balochistan, 11,017 in Azad Kashmir and 4,961 in Gilgit-Baltistan.

Furthermore 5,769 individuals have lost their lives to the epidemic in Punjab 4,458 in Sindh, 2,159 in KP, 526 in Islamabad, 320 in Azad Kashmir, 202 in Balochistan, and 103 in GB.