Published On: Fri, Apr 16th, 2021
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Pakistan reports record 5,395 new coronavirus cases during the last 24 hours

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ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has reported 118 deaths in the last 24 hours by novel coronavirus as the number of positive cases has surged to 739,818. The nationwide tally of fatalities has jumped to 15,872 on Thursday. So far 646,652 coronavirus patients have recovered in the country.

According to the latest figures by the National Command and Operation Center (NCOC) 5,395 persons tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 24 hours.

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 77 thousand mark; meanwhile only in Punjab province the active coronavirus cases have crossed the number of 41 thousand.

The death rate from the coronavirus pandemic in Pakistan is 2.1 percent; meanwhile the number of recovered patients of coronavirus has reached 87.4 percent. During the last 24 hours 4,740 coronavirus patients were recovered in the country. There are 4,276 critical coronavirus patients present in the country. There are 77,294 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 Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province has come on the second position in terms of active coroanvirus cases. There are 12,998 active coronavirus patients present in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. There are 6,778 active coronavirus patients present in Sindh, 41,472 in Punjab, 12,839 active coronavirus in federal capital Islamabad, 886 in Balochistan, 2,207 in Azad Jammu and Jammu and Kashmir and 114 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 7,209 individuals have lost their lives to the epidemic in Punjab 4,533 in Sindh, 2,761 in KP, 625 in Islamabad, 420 in Azad Jammu and Kashmir, 221 in Balochistan, and 103 in GB.

Furthermore 270,310 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Sindh, 258,441 in Punjab, 102,290 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 68,066 in Islamabad, 20,580 in Balochistan, 14,978 in Azad Jammu and Kashmir and 5,153 in Gilgit-Baltistan. Pakistan has so far conducted 10,942,771 coronavirus tests and 64,685 in the last 24 hours.

So far 258,999 coronavirus patients have recovered in Sindh, 209,760 coronavirus patients have recovered in Punjab, 86,531 coronavirus patients have recovered in Khyber Pakhtunkhawa, 54,602 coronaviurs patients have been recovered in Islamabad, 19,473 coronavirus patients have been recovered in Balochistan, 12,351 coronavirus patients have been recovered in Azad Jammu and Kashmir and 4,936 coronavirus patients have been recovered in Gilgit-Baltistan.