ISLAMABAD: 18 Pakistanis have been killed in last 24 hours by novel corona virus as the number of positive cases has reached to 365,927. The nationwide tally of fatalities has reached to 7,248.
According to the latest figures by the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) 2,547 persons have been tested positive for COVID-19 in 24 hours.
158,559 corona virus cases have been confirmed in Sindh, 112,284 in Punjab, 43,052 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 25,278 in Islamabad, 16,582 in Balochistan, 5,690 in Azad Kashmir and 4,482 in Gilgit-Baltistan.
2,764 individuals have lost their lives to the epidemic in Sindh, 2,519 in Punjab, 1,318 in KP, 157 in Balochistan, 265 in Islamabad, 93 in GB and 132 in Azad Kashmir.
5,055,382 corona virus tests have been conducted in Pakistan and 36,899 in last 24 hours. 326,674 corona virus patients have recovered in the country whereas 1,535 patients are in critical condition.
COVID-19 infections are still rising in 70 countries. There have been at least 55,413,000 reported infections and 1,334,000 reported deaths caused by the new corona virus so far.
Of every 100 infections last reported around the world, more than 15 were reported from countries in Asia and the Middle East. The region is reporting a million new infections about every 10 days and has reported more than 15,214,000 since the pandemic began.
With 154,316 new cases, United States reported the most infections in a day. India was second with 39,557 new infections while Italy reported 34,658 new cases and Brazil 30,245.