Pakistan reports 2,007 fresh coronavirus cases, 40 more deaths

10:20 AM | 9 Jan, 2021
Pakistan reports 2,007 fresh coronavirus cases, 40 more deaths
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ISLAMABAD – At least 40 people lost their lives due to the novel coronavirus infection while 2,007 new cases have reported in the last 24 hours, National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) said Saturday.

The national tally of infections has surged to 499,517 while the death toll from the infection has soared to 10,598.

As of Saturday, there are 33,475 active cases of Covid-19 in Pakistan. The national positivity ratio stands at 4.91.

455,445 have recovered so far across Pakistan, making it a significant count.

Sindh ranks at the top with the most number of cases following by Punjab and other provinces while Punjab ranks at the top with high death toll across Pakistan.

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Earlier on Friday, Pakistan has established its first coronavirus vaccination centre in Taralai area of the federal capital.

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We are declaring a major incident because the threat this virus poses to our city is at a crisis point.

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