Pakistan reports highest Covid single-day tally in three months

The Nation  |  Aug 01, 2021

Pakistan has reported 62 deaths in the last 24 hours by novel coronavirus as the number of positive cases has surged to 1,034,837. The nationwide tally of fatalities has jumped to 23,422 on Sunday.

According to the latest figures by the National Command and Operation Center (NCOC) 5,026 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 11,059 individuals have lost their lives to the epidemic in Punjab 6,001 in Sindh, 4,462 in KP, 803 in Islamabad, 625 in Azad Kashmir, 328 in Balochistan, and 144 in GB.

Furthermore 382,865 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Sindh, 356,920 in Punjab, 144,264 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 87,699 in Islamabad, 30,432 in Balochistan, 24,501 in Azad Kashmir and 8,156 in Gilgit-Baltistan.

Pakistan has so far conducted 16,052,118 coronavirus tests and 56,965 in the last 24 hours 941,659 patients have recovered in the country whereas 3,208 patients are in critical condition.

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