Pakistan records slight decline in Covid-19 with 2,724 new cases in a day

10:06 AM | 26 May, 2021
Pakistan records slight decline in Covid-19 with 2,724 new cases in a day

ISLAMABAD – At least 65 people lost their lives due to the third wave of the novel coronavirus infection while 2,724 fresh cases have reported in the last 24 hours, National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) said Wednesday.

According to the latest figures from the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC), the death toll has surged to 20,465 while the number of confirmed cases stands at 908,576.

In the past 24 hours, as many as 4,686 patients have recovered from the deadly virus while the total recoveries stand at 827,843. As of Wednesday, the total count of active cases was recorded at 60,268, while the positivity rate was recorded at 4.61 percent.

At least 311,766 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Sindh, 311,766 in Punjab 130,644 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 80,662 in Islamabad, 24,733 in Balochistan, 18,940 in Azad Kashmir, and 5,516 in Gilgit-Baltistan.

Moreover, 9,875 individuals have lost their lives to the epidemic in Punjab 4,942 in Sindh, 3,990 in KP, 748 in Islamabad, 532 in Azad Kashmir, 271 in Balochistan, and 107 in Gilgit Baltistan.

The health facilities across the country conducted 59,076 coronavirus detection tests, taking the total number of COVID-19 tests to 12,943,62 since the first case was reported.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk


Rupee exchange rate to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 28 Feb 2024

Pakistani currency remains momentum against US dollar in the open market on February 28, 2024 (Wednesday).

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar moves up and currently hovers at 282 for buying and 282.25 for selling.

Euro currently stands at 303.1 for buying and 306.1 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 351.6 for buying, and 355.1 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76.1 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.25.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 28 Feb 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 282 282.25
Euro EUR 303.1 306.1
UK Pound Sterling GBP 351.6 355.1
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.1 76.8
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.25 75.05
Australian Dollar AUD 181.1 183.1
Bahrain Dinar BHD 742.91 750.91
Canadian Dollar CAD 207.1 209.1
China Yuan CNY 38.87 39.27
Danish Krone DKK 40.61 41
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.75 36.1
Indian Rupee INR 3.37 3.48
Japanese Yen JPY 2.10 2.18
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 905.46 914.46
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.5 59.1
New Zealand Dollar NZD 173.05 175.05
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.41 26.71
Omani Riyal OMR 725.54 733.54
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.74 77.44
Singapore Dollar SGD 207.15 209.15
Swedish Korona SEK 27.04 27.34
Swiss Franc CHF 317 319.5
Thai Bhat THB 7.76 7.91


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