Published On: Mon, Sep 20th, 2021
Published in Category: Islamabad

Covid-19 engulfs 71 lives in Pakistan, effects 2580 during last 24 hours

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Islamabad: Pakistan has recorded 2, 580 new coronavirus infections during the last 24 hours, pushing the nationwide tally of the cases to 1, 223, 841, the National Command and Operation Centre’s (NCOC) data showed on Sunday morning.

According to the NCOC’s latest statistics, 55, 027 tests were conducted across the country in the last 24 hours out of which 2, 580 returned positive.

Meanwhile, 71 more people lost their lives to the virus during the same period, taking the country’s overall death toll to 27, 206.

The country’s COVID-19 positivity rate now stands at 4.6%.

In addition to this, the number of total active cases stands at 63, 909 in Pakistan as of today. At least 3, 164 more people have recovered from Covid-19 during the last 24 hours, taking the total to 1, 132, 726.

A day earlier, the number of total active COVID-19 cases fell to 64, 564 as 2, 512 more people tested positive for the virus, while 3, 610 people made full recovery from the disease.