Pakistan lists another 28 corona deaths, 1,916 infections in a day
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Pakistan has registered another 28 deaths and 1,016 infections from the coronavirus pandemic during the last 24 hours (Wednesday), showed the figures released by the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) on Thursday morning.
As per the NCOC statistics, after the addition of 28 new deaths, the overall toll has now surged to 28,201 whereas the number of total infections now stood at 1,261,685 after adding the fresh 1,016 cases.
During the last 24 hours (Wednesday), a total of 47,934 tests were conducted throughout Pakistan whereas the positivity ratio stood at 2.11 percent. The number of patients in critical care was 2,195.
Statistics 14 Oct 21:— NCOC (@OfficialNcoc) October 14, 2021
Total Tests in Last 24 Hours: 47,934
Positive Cases: 1016
Positivity %: 2.11%
Deaths : 28
Patients on Critical Care: 2195
During the last 24 hours (Wednesday), as many as 1,750 patients have recovered from the virus whereas the total recoveries stood at 1,193,175. As of Thursday, the total count of active cases in the country was recorded at 40,309.
As many as 464,142 coronavirus cases have so far been confirmed in Sindh, 437,032 in Punjab, 176,366 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 106,312 in Islamabad, 33,100 in Balochistan, 34,372 in Azad Kashmir and 10,361 in Gilgit-Baltistan.
Moreover, 12,808 individuals have lost their lives to the pandemic in Punjab so far, 7,514 in Sindh, 5,666 in KP, 935 in Islamabad, 740 in Azad Kashmir, 352 in Balochistan and 186 in Gilgit Baltistan.
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With inputs from AFP.