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Covid-19: Pakistan reports 1,873 new infections, 58 deaths in 24 hours

09:15 AM | 26 Jan, 2021
Covid-19: Pakistan reports 1,873 new infections, 58 deaths in 24 hours

ISLAMABAD – At least 58 people lost their lives due to the novel coronavirus infection while 1,873 fresh cases have reported in the last 24 hours, National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) said Tuesday.

With the new 58 fatalities, the death toll has surged to 11,376 while the number of confirmed cases stands at 535,914.

In the past 24 hours, as many as 1,223 patients have recovered from the virus in a day; total recoveries have recorded at 490,126.

As of Tuesday, the total count of active cases is 34,412.

Sindh remains at the top in terms of cases followed by Punjab and other regions.

At least 242,054 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Sindh, 154,717 in Punjab 65,740 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 40,892 in Islamabad, 18,754 in Balochistan, 8,855 in Azad Kashmir, and 4,902 in Gilgit-Baltistan.

Moreover, 4,608 individuals have died due to the novel virus in Punjab 3,900 in Sindh, 1,848 in KP, 468 in Islamabad, 257 in Azad Kashmir, 193 in Balochistan, and 102 in Gilgit Baltistan.

At least 42,587 tests have been conducted in the last 24 hours while 7,772,829 samples have been tested so far.

Pakistan witnessed the highest positivity ratio of novel disease in Karachi followed by Peshawar, and Mirpur in Azad Jammu & Kashmir (AJK) while the overall nationwide positivity rate has been recorded at 4.45 percent.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk

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Pakistani rupee exchange rate against US dollar, Euro, Pound and Riyal - 22 February 2024

Pakistani rupee remains stable against US dollar and other currencies in the open market on February 22, 2024 (Thursday)

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar was being quoted at 279.6 for buying and 282.4 for selling.

Euro comes down to 300.2 for buying and 303.2 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 350.6 for buying, and 354.1 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76.2 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.45.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 22 Feb 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 279.6 282.4
Euro EUR 300.2 303.2
UK Pound Sterling GBP 350.6 354.1
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.2 76.95
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.45 75.2
Australian Dollar AUD 181.15 183.15
Bahrain Dinar BHD 743.32 751.32
Canadian Dollar CAD 207.15 209.15
China Yuan CNY 38.89 39.29
Danish Krone DKK 40.38 40.78
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.74 36.09
Indian Rupee INR 3.37 3.48
Japanese Yen JPY 2.10 2.18
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 902.41 911.41
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.6 59.2
New Zealand Dollar NZD 171.68 173.68
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.43 26.73
Omani Riyal OMR 725.96 733.96
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.76 77.46
Singapore Dollar SGD 207.1 209.1
Swedish Korona SEK 26.53 26.83
Swiss Franc CHF 316.9 319.4
Thai Bhat THB 7.93 8.08

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