LAHORE (Dunya News) – Pakistan has reported 6 deaths in the last 24 hours by novel coronavirus as the number of positive cases has surged to 1,301,141. The nationwide tally of fatalities has jumped to 28,961 on Friday.
According to the latest figures by the National Command and Operation Center (NCOC), 1,293 persons tested p
positive for COVID-19 in the past 24 hours.
Punjab remains the worst-hit province in terms of deaths followed by Sindh and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
Till now 13,077 individuals have lost their lives to the epidemic in Punjab, 7,678 in Sindh 5,941 in KP, 967 in Islamabad, 746 in Azad Kashmir, 366 in Balochistan, and 186 in GB.
Tests and Recoveries
Pakistan has so far conducted 23,706,375 coronavirus tests and 51,145 in the last 24 hours. 1,258,086 patients have recovered in the country whereas 609 patients are in critical condition.
The COVID-19 positivity ratio was recorded at 2.52 per cent.
So far, 99,144,159 people have received their first dose of coronavirus vaccine including 280,295 in the last 24 hours. 73,484,322 citizens have been fully vaccinated while 489,208 received their second dose in the last 24 hours.