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 1,058,405. The nationwide tally of fatalities has jumped to 23,702 on Friday.
According to the latest figures issued by the National Command and Operation Center (NCOC), 4,745 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 11,141 individuals have lost their lives to the epidemic in Punjab, 6,126 in Sindh, 4,507 in KP, 809 in Islamabad, 639 in Azad Kashmir, 330 in Balochistan, and 150 in GB.
Furthermore, 394,748 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Sindh, 361,458 in Punjab, 147,026 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 89,569 in Islamabad, 30,967 in Balochistan, 26,086 in Azad Kashmir and 8,551 in Gilgit-Baltistan.
Tests and Recoveries
Pakistan has so far conducted 16,336,171 coronavirus tests and 57,981 in the last 24 hours. 954,711 patients have recovered in the country whereas 4,157 patients are in critical condition.
The COVID-19 positivity ratio was recorded at 8.18 percent.
So far, 27,117,311 people have received their first dose of coronavirus vaccine and 970,536 in last 24 hours. 7,086,742 citizens have been inoculated second dose of the vaccine and 187,897 in last 24 hours.
The number of total administered doses has escalated to 34,204,053 with 1,158,433 in the last 24 hours.