COVID-19 claims 131 lives in past 24 hours


ISLAMABAD:    131 deaths occurred while 4207 persons tested positive in the past 24 hours due to corona virus in the country.

According to the latest figures by the National Command and Operation Center (NCOC) with the inclusion of 131 deaths the tally of fatalities has surged to 19987 and total positive cases have climbed to 890391.
Last time, Pakistan reported over 4,000 cases on May 17 when 4,109 infections were registered. 8.22% positivity rate was recorded across the country.

So far, 331,102 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Punjab, 303,323 in Sindh, 128,033 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa,24,223 in Balochistan, 79,789 in Islamabad, 18,469 in Azad Kashmir, and 5,452 in Gilgit-Baltistan.
Punjab remains the worst-hit province by the pandemic both in terms of cases reported as well as deaths followed by Sindh, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, and Balochistan.

As per NCOC statistics, 9,640 individuals have lost their lives to the epidemic in Punjab, 4,854 in Sindh, 3,855 in KP, 270 in Balochistan, 740 in Islamabad, 521 in Azad Kashmir, and 107 in GB.
As many as 51,130 tests were conducted in the past 24 hours taking the total number of tests to 12,603,469.