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Coronavirus claims 59 more lives in last 24 hours

Coronavirus claims 59 more lives in last 24 hours
January 5, 2021

ISLAMABAD (92 News) - The pandemic coronavirus has claimed 59 more lives during the previous 24 hours, taking the death toll from the highly contagious disease to 10,409.

According to the latest update released by the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC), as many as 1,947 new cases of the coronavirus repored across Pakistan in last 24 hours, lifting the national tally of infections to 490,476.

A total of 35,073 samples were tested, out of which 1,947 turned out to be positive. The national positivity ratio of infections was recorded at 5.55 per cent.

There are a total of 35,707 active cases of the coronavirus while the number of recovered patients stands at 444,360. 2,219 of the Covid-19 patients under treatment are said to be in critical condition.

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

Till now 219,452 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Sindh, 141,393 in Punjab 59,729 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 38,395 in Islamabad, 18,254 in Balochistan, 8,383 in Azad Kashmir and 4,870 in Gilgit-Baltistan.

Furthermore 4,160 individuals have lost their lives to the epidemic in Punjab 3,623 in Sindh, 1,683 in KP, 428 in Islamabad, 229 in Azad Kashmir, 185 in Balochistan, and 101 in GB.