Pakistan registers 39 more coronavirus deaths in last 24 hours

F.P. Report

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has registered 39 more coronavirus deaths and 1,212 infections during the last 24 hours (Tuesday), showed the statistics released by the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) on Wednesday morning.

As per the NCOC figures, after the addition of 39 new deaths, the overall toll has now surged to 27,986 whereas the number of total infections now stood at 1,253,868 after adding the fresh 1,212 cases.

During the last 24 hours (Tuesday), a total of 46,477 tests were conducted throughout Pakistan whereas the positivity ratio stood at 2.60 percent. The number of patients in critical care was 3,079.

During the last 24 hours (Tuesday), as many as 2,171 patients have recovered from the virus whereas the total recoveries stood at 1,181,054. As of Wednesday, the total count of active cases in the country was recorded at 44,828.

As many as 461,258 coronavirus cases have so far been confirmed in Sindh, 434,139 in Punjab, 175,012 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 105,839 in Islamabad, 33,004 in Balochistan, 34,278 in Azad Kashmir and 10,338 in Gilgit-Baltistan.

Moreover, 12,724 individuals have lost their lives to the pandemic in Punjab so far, 7,451 in Sindh, 5,608 in KP, 930 in Islamabad, 738 in Azad Kashmir, 349 in Balochistan and 186 in Gilgit Baltistan.