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COVID-19 claims 58 more lives in Pakistan

COVID-19 claims 58 more lives in Pakistan
January 26, 2021

ISLAMABAD (92 News) - The novel coronavirus pandemic has claimed 58 more lives in Pakistan during the last 24 hours, surging the overall death toll to 11,376 on Tuesday.

According to the latest statistics of the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC), 1,873 persons tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 24 hours as the total cases across the country climb to 535,914.

In the past 24 hours, as many as 1,223 patients have recovered from the deadly virus in a day and 2,228 patients are still in critical condition including 10 new cases. The total count of active cases is 34,412.

A total of 42,587 tests were conducted across the country during this period. Overall 490,126 people have recovered from the deadly disease so far while 7,722,829 samples have been tested thus far. The positivity rate of the COVID-19 in past 24 hours remained 4.39 per cent.

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

Till now 242,054 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Sindh, 154,717 in Punjab 65,740 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 40,892 in Islamabad, 18,754 in Balochistan, 8,855 in Azad Kashmir and 4,902 in Gilgit-Baltistan.

Furthermore 4,608 individuals have lost their lives to the epidemic in Punjab 3,900 in Sindh, 1,848 in KP, 468 in Islamabad, 257 in Azad Kashmir, 193 in Balochistan, and 102 in GB.