ISLAMABAD: At least 37 people lost their lives due to the third wave of the novel coronavirus infection while 1,050 fresh cases have reported in the last 24 hours.
According to the data released by the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) on Sunday, the nationwide death toll currently stands at 21,977.
Pakistan recorded a national positivity rate of 2.55 percent. As per the latest update, a total number of confirmed cases in the country soared to 948,268 while the number of active cases stands at 35,491.
Statistics 20 June 21:— NFRCC (@NFRCCofficial) June 20, 2021
Total Tests in Last 24 Hours: 41,065
Positive Cases: 1050
Positivity % : 2.55%
Deaths : 37
The health facilities across the country conducted 41,065 coronavirus detection tests, taking the total number of COVID-19 tests to 14,113,670 since the first case was reported.
On the other hand, Pakistan on Saturday received a shipment of emergency medical supplies from the US government, through the US Agency for International Development (USAID), in the countries' continuing joint effort to combat novel Covid-19.
A statement issued by the US Embassy in Islamabad said ‘this latest airlift included more than one million pieces of critical personal protective equipment, which is necessary to help protect Pakistan’s frontline healthcare workers and medical professionals.’
Pakistani rupee's value remained stable against US dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, Riyal and other currencies in the open market.
On Monday, the US dollar was being quoted at 285.15 for buying and 287.95 for selling.
Euro rate stands at 309.9 for buying and 310.5 for selling. British Pound GBP rate stands at 359.4 for buying, and 360.05 for selling.
UAE Dirham AED currently hovers around 77.45 while rate of Saudi Riyal stands at 75.82.
|UK Pound Sterling||GBP||359.4||360.05|
|Hong Kong Dollar||HKD||36.38||36.48|
|New Zealand Dollar||NZD||173.44||175.44|
The gold remained under pressure as the precious metal moved down despite an upward trend in the international market.
On the first day of the week, the price of a single tola of 24-karat gold stands at Rs217,000 and 10 grams of 24k gold costs Rs186,043
A single tola of 22-karat gold costs Rs170,539, while 21 karat rate for each tola is Rs. 192,325 and the price of 18k gold is Rs164,850.
In the global market, gold prices hover at around $2086, gaining $14.44 on Monday.
|Lahore||PKR 217,000||PKR 2,720|
|Karachi||PKR 217,000||PKR 2,720|
|Islamabad||PKR 217,000||PKR 2,720|
|Peshawar||PKR 217,000||PKR 2,720|
|Quetta||PKR 217,000||PKR 2,720|
|Sialkot||PKR 217,000||PKR 2,720|
|Attock||PKR 217,000||PKR 2,720|
|Gujranwala||PKR 217,000||PKR 2,720|
|Jehlum||PKR 217,000||PKR 2,720|
|Multan||PKR 217,000||PKR 2,720|
|Bahawalpur||PKR 217,000||PKR 2,720|
|Gujrat||PKR 217,000||PKR 2,720|
|Nawabshah||PKR 217,000||PKR 2,720|
|Chakwal||PKR 217,000||PKR 2,720|
|Hyderabad||PKR 217,000||PKR 2,720|
|Nowshehra||PKR 217,000||PKR 2,720|
|Sargodha||PKR 217,000||PKR 2,720|
|Faisalabad||PKR 217,000||PKR 2,720|
|Mirpur||PKR 217,000||PKR 2,720|