Published On: Sat, Apr 3rd, 2021
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Pakistan reports record 5, 234 new coronavirus cases during last 24 hours

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ISLAMABAD : Pakistan has reported 83 deaths in the last 24 hours by novel coronavirus as the number of positive cases has surged to 678, 165. The nationwide tally of fatalities has jumped to 14, 613 on Friday. So far 607, 205 coronavirus patients have recovered in the country.

According to the latest figures by the National Command and Operation Center (NCOC), 5, 234 persons tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 24 hours – highest numbers since June 20, 2020.

Meanwhile the number of active coronavirus patients and daily reported coronavirus patients are increasing day by day after the start of the third coronavirus wave in the country. The number of active coronavirus cases has crossed the 56 thousand mark; meanwhile only in Punjab province the active coronavirus cases have crossed the number of 28 thousand.

The death rate from the coronavirus pandemic in Pakistan is 2.2 percent; meanwhile the number of recovered patients of coronavirus has reached 89.5 percent. During the last 24 hours 1, 931 coronavirus patients were recovered in the country. There are 3, 384 critical coronavirus patients present in the country. There are 56, 347 active coronavirus cases presenting the country.

According to NCOC, Sindh province is at the top in number of total reported coronavirus cases and recovery of coronavirus patients in the country. Meanwhile Punjab province is at first position in number of deaths from the coronavirus and active coronavirus patients in the country. On the other hand federal capital Islamabad has come on the second position in terms of active coronavirus cases. There are 10, 779 active coronavirus patients present in Islamabad. There are 5, 029 active coronavirus patients present in Sindh, 28, 871 in Punjab, 9, 707 active coronavirus in Khyber Pakhtunkhawa, 279 in Balochistan, 1, 607 in Azad Jammu and Jammu and Kashmir and 75 in Gilgit-Baltistan

The percentage of deaths from coronavirus patients in Azad Jammu and Kashmir is 3 percent, in Islamabad 1 percent, Gilgit-Baltistan 2 percent, Balochistan 1 percent, in Punjab 3 percent, in Sindh 2 percent and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa 3 percent.

Till now 265, 917 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Sindh, 225, 953 in Punjab, 89, 255 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 19, 610 in Balochistan, 59, 401 in Islamabad, 12, 984 in Azad Jammu and Kashmir and 5, 045 in Gilgit-Baltistan.

Furthermore, 6, 485 individuals have lost their lives to the epidemic in Punjab, 4, 504 in Sindh, 2, 382 in KP, 209 in Balochistan, 572 in Islamabad, 358 in Azad Jammu and Kashmir and 103 in GB. Pakistan has so far conducted 10, 297, 544 coronavirus tests and 50, 170 in the last 24 hours.

So far 256, 384 coronavirus patients have recovered in Sindh, 190, 597 coronavirus patients have recovered in Punjab, 77, 166 coronavirus patients have recovered in Khyber Pakhtunkhawa, 48, 050 coronavirus patients have been recovered in Islamabad, 19, 122 coronavirus patients have been recovered in Balochistan, 11, 019 coronavirus patients have been recovered in Azad Jammu and Kashmir and 4, 867 coronavirus patients have been recovered in Gilgit-Baltistan.