LAHORE (Dunya News) - Pakistan has reported 4 deaths in the last 24 hours by novel coronavirus as the number of positive cases has surged to 1,320,120. The nationwide tally of fatalities has jumped to 29,003 on Saturday.
According to the latest figures by the National Command and Operation Center (NCOC) 4,286 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 13,087 individuals have lost their lives to the epidemic in Punjab, 7,693 in Sindh 5,953 in KP, 968 in Islamabad, 749 in Azad Kashmir, 367 in Balochistan, and 186 in GB.
Furthermore 497,153 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Sindh, 451,408 in Punjab 182,100 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa 110,597 in Islamabad, 34,739 in Azad Kashmir 33,684 in Balochistan and 10,439 in Gilgit-Baltistan.
Tests and Recoveries
Pakistan has so far conducted 24,085,473 coronavirus tests and 52,522 in the last 24 hours. 1,263,005 patients have recovered in the country whereas 709 patients are in critical condition.
The COVID-19 positivity ratio was recorded at 8.16 percent.
So far, 101,457,925 people have received their first dose of coronavirus vaccine including 332,969 in last 24 hours. 76,649,649 citizens have been fully vaccinated while 462,614 received their second dose in last 24 hours.
The number of total administered doses has reached to 166,837,089 with 753,282 in the last 24 hours.