Coronavirus claims 71 more lives, infects over 2400 in Pakistan

KARACHI: Coronavirus has reported 2,463 new cases in Pakistan, bringing the total number of infected people to 482,178.

According to the National Command and Control Center, 71 more deaths have been reported from coronavirus in the last 24 hours across the country and the death toll has reached 10,176.

In Pakistan, 437,229 coronavirus patients have recovered and 34,773 are undergoing treatment. The condition of 2,206 coronavirus patients across the country is critical.

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The highest number of deaths due to coronavirus was in Punjab where 4,042 people lost their lives while 3,560 in Sindh, 1,649 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 419 in Islamabad, 101 in Gilgit-Baltistan, 183 in Balochistan, and 222 in Azad Kashmir. 

The number of coronavirus cases in Islamabad is 38,608, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa 58,701, Sindh 215,679, Punjab 138,608, Balochistan 18,168, Azad Kashmir 8,277 and Gilgit-Baltistan 4,857 people have been affected by a coronavirus.

According to the National Command and Operations Center, the rate of coronavirus positive cases across the country has risen to 5.92 percent. The coronavirus positive case rate in Karachi is higher at 13.84 percent.

Hyderabad has 8.79 percent, Swat 7.89, Azad Jammu and Kashmir 2.14, Balochistan 4.95, Islamabad 3.98, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa 5.87, Punjab 4.44, and Sindh 8.40 percent positive cases.

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