ISLAMABAD: As the world reels from the possible impact of the new Covid-19 variant Omicron, Pakistan has registered yet another eight deaths and 391 infections from the coronavirus during the last 24 hours (Thursday), showed the statistics released by the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) on Friday morning.
As per the NCOC data, after the addition of eight new deaths, the overall toll has now surged to 28,753 whereas the number of total infections now stood at 1,286,022 after adding the fresh 391 cases.
During the last 24 hours (Thursday), a total of 46,457 tests were conducted throughout Pakistan whereas the positivity ratio stood at 0.84 percent. The number of patients in critical care was 895.
During the last 24 hours (Thursday), as many as 2,437 patients have recovered from the virus whereas the total recoveries stood at 1,245,155. As of Friday, the total count of active cases in the country was recorded at 12,114.
As many as 476,233 coronavirus cases have so far been confirmed in Sindh, 443,310 in Punjab, 180,194 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 107,811 in Islamabad, 33,491 in Balochistan, 34,570 in Azad Kashmir and 10,413 in Gilgit-Baltistan.
Moreover, 13,031 individuals have lost their lives to the pandemic in Punjab so far, 7,622 in Sindh, 5,855 in KP, 957 in Islamabad, 742 in Azad Kashmir, 360 in Balochistan and 186 in Gilgit Baltistan.