Covid-19: Pakistan records more than 100 fatalities for fourth time in August as positivity rate soars to 7.36pc

Web Desk 09:33 AM | 31 Aug, 2021
Covid-19: Pakistan records more than 100 fatalities for fourth time in August as positivity rate soars to 7.36pc

#Covid19: #Pakistan records more than 100 fatalities for fourth time in August as positivity rate soars to 7.36pc

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s daily fatalities from coronavirus Tuesday exceeded the 100 mark for the fourth time in the current month as the country continues its battle against the novel disease.

According to the latest statistics of the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC), the country last reported more than 100 deaths on August 27. The death toll from the deadly virus currently stands at 25,788 whereas the number of confirmed cases has soared to 1,160,119.

In the past 24 hours, as many as 2,837 patients have recovered from the deadly virus while the total recoveries stand at 1,039,758. As of Tuesday, the total count of active cases was recorded at 94,573 while the national positivity has soared to 7.36 percent.

At least 431,636 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Sindh, 393,136 in Punjab 161,853 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 99,263 in Islamabad, 32,230 in Balochistan, 32,095 in Azad Kashmir, and 9,906 in Gilgit-Baltistan.

Moreover, 11,876 individuals have lost their lives to the epidemic in Punjab 6,875 in Sindh, 4,963 KP, 866 in Islamabad, 697 in Azad Kashmir, 338 in Balochistan, and 173 in Gilgit Baltistan.

The health facilities across the country conducted 52,112 coronavirus detection tests, taking the total number of COVID-19 tests to 17,756,332 since the first case was reported.

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Today's currency exchange rates in Pakistan - Dollar, Euro, Pound, Riyal rates on March 23, 2023

KARACHI - Following are the foreign currency exchange rates for US Dollar, Saudi Riyal, UK Pound Sterling, U.A.E. Dirham, European Euro, and other foreign currencies in Pakistan open market on March 23, 2023 (Thursday).

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar ‎USD 283.1 286.15
Euro EUR 302.5 305.5
UK Pound Sterling GBP 343.5 347
U.A.E Dirham AED 77.2 78
Saudi Riyal SAR 75.4 76.2
Australian Dollar AUD 187 189.4
Bahrain Dinar BHD 749.55 757.55
Canadian Dollar CAD 205 207.2
China Yuan CNY 40.91 41.31
Danish Krone DKK 40.77 41.17
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.92 36.27
Indian Rupee INR 3.41 3.52
Japanese Yen JPY 2.06 2.11
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 919.22 928.22
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 62.85 63.45
New Zealand Dollar NZD 176.66 178.66
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.33 26.63
Omani Riyal OMR 731.97 739.97
Qatari Riyal ‎QAR 77.43 78.13
Singapore Dollar SGD 208 210
Swedish Korona SEK 26.5 26.8
Swiss Franc CHF 305.12 307.62
Thai Bhat THB 8.19 8.34

Today's gold rates in Pakistan – 23 March 2023

KARACHI – The price of a single tola of 24-karat gold in Pakistan is Rs 203,800 on Thursday. The price of 10 grams of 24k gold was recorded at Rs174,730.   

Likewise, 10 grams of 22k gold were being traded for Rs163,624 while a single tola of 22-karat gold was being sold at Rs 190,880.

Note: The gold rate in Pakistan is fluctuating according to the international market so the price is never been fixed. The below rates are provided by local gold markets and Sarafa Markets of different cities.

City Gold Silver
Lahore PKR 203,800 PKR 2,350
Karachi PKR 203,800 PKR 2,350
Islamabad PKR 203,800 PKR 2,350
Peshawar PKR 203,800 PKR 2,350
Quetta PKR 203,800 PKR 2,350
Sialkot PKR 203,800 PKR 2,350
Attock PKR 203,800 PKR 2,350
Gujranwala PKR 203,800 PKR 2,350
Jehlum PKR 203,800 PKR 2,350
Multan PKR 203,800 PKR 2,350
Bahawalpur PKR 203,800 PKR 2,350
Gujrat PKR 203,800 PKR 2,350
Nawabshah PKR 203,800 PKR 2,350
Chakwal PKR 203,800 PKR 2,350
Hyderabad PKR 203,800 PKR 2,350
Nowshehra PKR 203,800 PKR 2,350
Sargodha PKR 203,800 PKR 2,350
Faisalabad PKR 203,800 PKR 2,350
Mirpur PKR 203,800 PKR 2,350


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