ISLAMABAD – Pakistan has reported its lowest daily coronavirus death toll in almost four months, with 20 people losing their lives to the virus in the last 24 hours, the National Command and Operation Centre's daily report showed Monday morning.
According to the latest figures, at least 901 fresh cases have reported in the last 24 hours while the death toll has surged to 22,231 and the number of confirmed cases stands at 955,657.
Statistics 28 June 21:— NFRCC (@NFRCCofficial) June 28, 2021
Total Tests in Last 24 Hours: 44,496
Positive Cases: 914
Positivity % : 2.05%
Deaths : 20
In the past 24 hours, as many as 910 patients have recovered from the deadly virus while the total recoveries stand at 901,201. As of Monday, the total count of active cases was recorded at 32,225, while the positivity rate was dropped at 2.05 percent.
At least 336,076 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Sindh, 345,900 in Punjab 137,759 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 82,596 in Islamabad, 27,064 in Balochistan, 20,243 in Azad Kashmir, and 6,019 in Gilgit-Baltistan.
Moreover, 10,729 individuals have lost their lives to the epidemic in Punjab 5,418 in Sindh, 4,308 in KP, 776 in Islamabad, 582 in Azad Kashmir, 307 in Balochistan, and 111 in Gilgit Baltistan.
The health facilities across the country conducted 44,496 coronavirus detection tests, taking the total number of COVID-19 tests to 14,460,890 since the first case was reported.
Pakistani rupee advanced its winning momentum against US dollar, and other currencies in the open market amid strong economic cues.
On Saturday, the US dollar was being quoted at 285.15 for buying and 287.95 for selling.
Euro moves down to 309.9 for buying and 310.5 for selling. British Pound rate stands at 359.4 for buying, and 360.05 for selling.
UAE Dirham AED also moved down to 77.45 whereas the Saudi Riyal drops to 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 price of gold fell by thousands of rupees as precious metal lost shine despite an upward trend in the international market.
On Saturday, the price of a single tola of 24-karat gold stands at Rs217,300 and 10 grams of 24k gold costs Rs186,300.
Meanwhile, single tola of 22 Karat gold costs Rs199,190, 21 karat rate costs Rs190,138 and 18k gold rate is Rs162,975.
Globally, gold prices hover at around $2072, gaining $32 on Saturday.
|Lahore||PKR 217,300||PKR 2,705|
|Karachi||PKR 217,300||PKR 2,705|
|Islamabad||PKR 217,300||PKR 2,705|
|Peshawar||PKR 217,300||PKR 2,705|
|Quetta||PKR 217,300||PKR 2,705|
|Sialkot||PKR 217,300||PKR 2,705|
|Attock||PKR 217,300||PKR 2,705|
|Gujranwala||PKR 217,300||PKR 2,705|
|Jehlum||PKR 217,300||PKR 2,705|
|Multan||PKR 217,300||PKR 2,705|
|Bahawalpur||PKR 217,300||PKR 2,705|
|Gujrat||PKR 217,300||PKR 2,705|
|Nawabshah||PKR 217,300||PKR 2,705|
|Chakwal||PKR 217,300||PKR 2,705|
|Hyderabad||PKR 217,300||PKR 2,705|
|Nowshehra||PKR 217,300||PKR 2,705|
|Sargodha||PKR 217,300||PKR 2,705|
|Faisalabad||PKR 217,300||PKR 2,705|
|Mirpur||PKR 217,300||PKR 2,705|