LAHORE (Dunya News) – Pakistan has reported 67 deaths in the last 24 hours by novel coronavirus as the number of positive cases has surged to 1,043,277. The nationwide tally of fatalities has jumped to 23,529 on Tuesday.
According to the latest figures issued by the National Command and Operation Center (NCOC), 3,582 persons tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 24 hours.
Punjab remains the worst-hit province in terms of deaths followed by Sindh and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
Till now 11,083 individuals have lost their lives to the epidemic in Punjab 6,057 in Sindh, 4,477 in KP, 804 in Islamabad, 633 in Azad Kashmir, 328 in Balochistan, and 147 in GB.
Furthermore, 387,261 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Sindh, 358,387 in Punjab, 145,306 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 88,344 in Islamabad, 30,627 in Balochistan, 25,034 in Azad Kashmir and 8,318 in Gilgit-Baltistan.
Tests and Recoveries
Pakistan has so far conducted 16,158,330 coronavirus tests and 49,798 in the last 24 hours. 944,375 patients have recovered in the country whereas 3,398 patients are in critical condition.
The COVID-19 positivity ratio was recorded at 7.19 percent.
So far, 25,208,663 people have received their first dose of coronavirus vaccine and 879,181 in last 24 hours. 6,720,918 citizens have been inoculated second dose of the vaccine and 192,991 in last 24 hours.
The number of total administered doses has escalated to 31,929,581 with 1,072,172 in the last 24 hours.