Covid-19 infects 4,722, kills 46 in a day: NCOC

09:20 AM | 4 Aug, 2021
Covid-19 infects 4,722, kills 46 in a day: NCOC

ISLAMABAD – At least 46 people lost their lives to COVID-19 in Pakistan over the past 24 hours while around 4,722 people tested positive for the novel disease in the last 24 hours, NCOC said Wednesday.

According to the latest figures from the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC), the death toll has surged to 23,575 while the number of confirmed cases stands at 1,047,999.

In the past 24 hours, as many as 1,454 patients have recovered from the deadly virus while the total recoveries stand at 945,829. As of Wednesday, the total count of active cases was recorded at 78,595 while the national positivity stands at 8.22 percent.

At least 389,699 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Sindh, 359,321 in Punjab 145,862 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 88,676 in Islamabad, 30,749 in Balochistan, 25,301 in Azad Kashmir, and 8,391 in Gilgit-Baltistan.

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Moreover, 11,104 individuals have lost their lives to the epidemic in Punjab 6,069 in Sindh, 4,487 in KP, 806 in Islamabad, 634 in Azad Kashmir, 328 in Balochistan, and 147 in Gilgit Baltistan.

The health facilities across the country conducted 57,398 coronavirus detection tests, taking the total number of COVID-19 tests to 16,215,728 since the first case was reported.

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