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Wednesday 31st May 2023 / 9 Shawwal 1444

Coronavirus claims 58 more lives, up to 1800 new cases reported

ISLAMABAD: A further 58 people have died in Pakistan due to the global coronavirus while 1,873 people have been infected in the last 24 hours.

According to the National Command and Control Center, the total number of deaths from coronavirus in Pakistan has reached 11,376 while the total number of affected people has reached 535,914.

In the country, 490,126 people have recovered from coronavirus and the number of patients under treatment is 34,412. The number of coronavirus cases is 40,892 in Islamabad, 65,740 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 242,054 in Sindh, 154,717 in Punjab, 18,754 in Balochistan, 8,855 in Azad Kashmir, and 4,902 in Gilgit-Baltistan. 

The highest number of deaths due to coronavirus was in Punjab where 4,608 people lost their lives while 3,900 in Sindh, 1,848 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 468 in Islamabad, 102 in Gilgit-Baltistan, 193 in Balochistan and 257 people have lost their lives in Azad Kashmir.

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According to the National Command and Operations Center, the rate of positive cases of coronavirus in Karachi is 10.68 percent. The overall positive case rate in Islamabad is 1.18 percent, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa 5.25 percent, Punjab 5.97 percent, and Sindh overall 10.23 percent.

In Azad Kashmir, the positive cases of coronavirus are 5.97 percent, in Balochistan 3.52 percent, and in Gilgit-Baltistan 0.56 percent. The first case of coronavirus in Pakistan came to light on February 26, while the first death from Corona was reported on March 18.


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