Pakistan reports 3,498 coronavirus cases, 39 deaths in 24 hours
3,498 persons were tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 24 hours.
LAHORE (Dunya News) – Pakistan has reported 39 more deaths in the last 24 hours by novel coronavirus as the number of confirmed positive cases has surged to 1,477,573. The nationwide tally of fatalities has jumped to 29,687 on Friday.
According to the latest figures issued by the National Command and Operation Center (NCOC), 3,498 persons were 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.
555,920 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Sindh, 493,478 in Punjab, 207,820 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 132,711 in Islamabad, 41,584 in Azad Kashmir, 34,986 in Balochistan and 11,074 in Gilgit-Baltistan.
Tests and Recoveries
Pakistan has so far conducted 25,639,757 coronavirus tests and 58,077 in the last 24 hours. 1,365,518 patients have recovered in the country whereas 1,663 patients are in critical condition.
The COVID-19 positivity ratio was recorded at 6.02 percent.
So far, 115,238,268 people have received their first dose of coronavirus vaccine including 1 1,330,298 in last 24 hours. 89,853,639 citizens have been fully vaccinated while 950,726 received their second dose in last 24 hours.
The number of total administered doses has reached to 194,492,475 with 2,244,371 in the last 24 hours.