Covid-19: Pakistan reports 1,196 new cases, 50 deaths

09:00 AM | 24 Feb, 2021
Covid-19: Pakistan reports 1,196 new cases, 50 deaths

ISLAMABAD – At least 50 people lost their lives due to the novel coronavirus infection while 1,196 fresh cases have reported in the last 24 hours, National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) said Wednesday.

According to the latest figures, the death toll has surged to 12,708 while the number of confirmed cases stands at 574,580.

In the past 24 hours, as many as 1,964 patients have recovered from the virus while the total recoveries stand at 538,207. The total count of active cases is 23,665.

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At least 256,741 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Sindh, 168,891 in Punjab 71,282 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 43,753 in Islamabad, 19,004 in Balochistan, 9,955 in Azad Kashmir, and 4,954 in Gilgit-Baltistan.

Moreover, 5,269 individuals have lost their lives to the epidemic in Punjab 4,301 in Sindh, 2,053 in KP, 494 in Islamabad, 293 in Azad Kashmir, 199 in Balochistan, and 102 in Gilgit Baltistan.

A total of 38,453 tests were conducted in the last 24 hours while 8,790,986 samples have been tested so far.

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