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Pakistan reports 2,400 new Covid cases, 33 deaths

08:40 AM | 18 Feb, 2022
Pakistan reports 2,400 new Covid cases, 33 deaths

ISLAMABAD – Pakistan has reported 2,400 fresh Covid cases and 33 people died during the last 24 hours due to novel coronavirus, the latest report from National Command and Operation Center shows Friday.

As the country continues to battle the novel virus, the overall death toll has now surged to 29,950 whereas the number of total infections now stood at 1,496,693.

Pakistan conducted a total of 48,744 tests in the last 24 hours and the number of patients in critical care was recorded at 1,496.

COVID-19 positivity ratio dropped to 4.92 percent after over a month. Around 3,009 patients have recovered from the contagious virus and the total recoveries stood at 1,396,218.

As many as 562,597 coronavirus cases have so far been confirmed in Sindh, 497,820 in Punjab, 213,762 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 133,613 in Islamabad, 35,187 in Balochistan, 42,429 in Azad Kashmir, and 11,285 in Gilgit-Baltistan.

The federal government has decided to lift the restrictions in cities with a positivity ratio below 10% for at least three days.

The forum took the decision in a meeting after reviewing the coronavirus situation in the country. The cities where the restriction will remain in effect include Gilgit, Muzaffarabad, Mardan, Karachi, and Hyderabad.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk

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Currency Rates in Pakistan Today - PKR to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 21 April 2024

Pakistani currency remains unchanged against US Dollar and other currencies on April 21, 2024. US dollar was being quoted at 277.5 for buying and 280.5 for selling.

Euro stands at 293 for buying and 296 for selling while British Pound hovers at 342.25 for buying, and 345.65 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.20 and Saudi Riyal's new rate was at 73.30. 

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 21 April 2024

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.5 280.5
Euro EUR 293 296
UK Pound Sterling GBP 342.5 346
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.2 75.9
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.3 74.05
Australian Dollar AUD 181 182.8
Bahrain Dinar BHD 740.55 748.55
Canadian Dollar CAD 201 203
China Yuan CNY 38.47 38.87
Danish Krone DKK 39.78 40.18
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.53 35.88
Indian Rupee INR 3.33 3.44
Japanese Yen JPY 1.86 1.94
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 903.11 912.11
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.08 58.68
New Zealand Dollar NZD 164.22 166.22
Norwegians Krone NOK 25.61 25.91
Omani Riyal OMR 723.2 731.2
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.45 77.15
Singapore Dollar SGD 204.5 206.5
Swedish Korona SEK 25.31 25.61
Swiss Franc CHF 305.47 307.97
Thai Bhat THB 7.56 7.71

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