Pakistan posts 55 more corona deaths, 2,123 infections in 24 hours
Pakistan has reported 55 deaths and 2,123 new infections throughout the country during the last 24 hours (Tuesday), showed figures released by the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) on Wednesday morning.
With the addition of 2,123 fresh infections, the number of positive cases has surged to 508,824. The nationwide tally of fatalities has jumped to 10,772 on Wednesday with the addition of 55 more deaths.
Sindh remained the worst-hit province by the pandemic in terms of cases followed by Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Islamabad.
As many as 228,949 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Sindh, 146,525 in Punjab 62,018 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 39,462 in Islamabad, 18,467 in Balochistan, 8,521 in Azad Kashmir and 4,882 in Gilgit-Baltistan.
Furthermore, 4,323 individuals have lost their lives to the epidemic in Punjab 3,730 in Sindh, 1,748 in KP, 447 in Islamabad, 235 in Azad Kashmir, 188 in Balochistan, and 101 in GB.
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