ISLAMABAD – At least 19 people lost their lives due to the third wave of the novel coronavirus infection while 1,347 fresh infections have reported in the last 24 hours, National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) said Monday.
According to the latest figures from the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC), the death toll has surged to 22,427 while the number of confirmed cases stands at 963,660.
Statistics 5 Jul 21:— NFRCC (@NFRCCofficial) July 5, 2021
Total Tests in Last 24 Hours: 45,245
Positive Cases: 1347
Positivity % : 2.97%
Deaths : 19
In the past 24 hours, as many as 650 patients have recovered from the deadly virus while the total recoveries stand at 907,934. As of Monday, the total count of active cases was recorded at 33,299 while the national positivity rate was recorded at 2.97 percent.
At least 340,902 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Sindh, 346,852 in Punjab 138,533 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 82,969 in Islamabad, 27,419 in Balochistan, 20,558 in Azad Kashmir, and 6,427 in Gilgit-Baltistan.
Moreover, 10,776 individuals have lost their lives to the epidemic in Punjab 5,520 in Sindh, 4,4340 in KP, 780 in Islamabad, 588 in Azad Kashmir, 312 in Balochistan, and 111 in Gilgit Baltistan.
The health facilities across the country conducted 45,245 coronavirus detection tests, taking the total number of COVID-19 tests to 14,778,275 since the first case was reported.
Pakistani rupee continues recovering losses against US dollar and other currencies amid positive economic cues.
On Tuesday, the US dollar moved down and was being quoted at 283.6 for buying and 286.65 for selling.
Euro slides down to 309 for buying and 312 for selling. British Pound rate inches up to 360 for buying, and 363.5 for selling.
UAE Dirham AED dropped to 77.50 whereas the Saudi Riyal rate stands at 75.90.
Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
|UK Pound Sterling||GBP||360||363.5|
|Hong Kong Dollar||HKD||36.46||36.81|
|New Zealand Dollar||NZD||175.89||177.89|
The gold remained under pressure in Pakistan amid a huge drop in price of the precious metal despite in the international market.
On Tuesday, the price of a single tola of 24-karat gold stands at Rs218,500 and 10 grams of 24k gold costs Rs187,330.
Single tola of 24 karat is Rs218,500, 22 Karat Gold costs Rs200,290, rate of 21 karat gold stands at Rs191,190 whereas 18k gold rate is Rs163,875.00 for each tola.
In the global market, gold saw huge drop in price, coming down to $2037 per ounce after drop of $81.79.
|Lahore||PKR 218,500||PKR 2,720|
|Karachi||PKR 218,500||PKR 2,720|
|Islamabad||PKR 218,500||PKR 2,720|
|Peshawar||PKR 218,500||PKR 2,720|
|Quetta||PKR 218,500||PKR 2,720|
|Sialkot||PKR 218,500||PKR 2,720|
|Attock||PKR 218,500||PKR 2,720|
|Gujranwala||PKR 218,500||PKR 2,720|
|Jehlum||PKR 218,500||PKR 2,720|
|Multan||PKR 218,500||PKR 2,720|
|Bahawalpur||PKR 218,500||PKR 2,720|
|Gujrat||PKR 218,500||PKR 2,720|
|Nawabshah||PKR 218,500||PKR 2,720|
|Chakwal||PKR 218,500||PKR 2,720|
|Hyderabad||PKR 218,500||PKR 2,720|
|Nowshehra||PKR 218,500||PKR 2,720|
|Sargodha||PKR 218,500||PKR 2,720|
|Faisalabad||PKR 218,500||PKR 2,720|
|Mirpur||PKR 218,500||PKR 2,720|