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Corona attacks intensify as 19 patients die in a single day

Corona attacks intensify as 19 patients die in a single day
October 21, 2020 10:28 am

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Corona attacks intensify as Pakistan records highest Covid-19 death count in over two months. Corona claimed 19 more lives across Pakistan during the past 24 hours, taking the death toll from the disease to 6,692.

According to the latest figures by the National Command and Operation Center (NCOC), 660 persons have been tested positive for COVID-19 during the past 24 hours.

Tests and Recoveries

Pakistan has so far conducted 4,148,739 coronavirus tests and 26,670 in last 24 hours. 308,674 coronavirus patients have recovered in the country whereas 559 patients are in critical condition

Province-wise Details

Sindh remains the worst-hit province by the pandemic in terms of cases followed by Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Islamabad.

Till now 142,348 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Sindh, 101,936 in Punjab, 38,779 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 18,309 in Islamabad, 15,717 in Balochistan, 3,564 in Azad Kashmir and 4,091 in Gilgit-Baltistan.

Furthermore 2,587 individuals have lost their lives to the epidemic in Sindh, 2,319 in Punjab, 1,265 in KP, 148 in Balochistan, 199 in Islamabad, 90 in GB and 84 in Azad Kashmir.

A day earlier, Planning and Development Minister Asad Umar had said that daily Covid-19 death rate spiked to 140 per cent last week as compared with the mortality rate recorded few weeks back.

He tweeted: “Last week daily covid mortality was 12. This is a 140% increase vs few weeks back. We are collectively committing a blunder by recklessly ignoring all sop’s & the results have started to show.”

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