COVID-19

ISLAMABAD: The novel coronavirus has claimed 47 more lives during the past 24 hours, surging the overall death toll to 11,204, said the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) on Friday.
According to the NCOC, 1,745 fresh infections were reported during the aforementioned period. With fresh inclusion of the infections in the country the national tally of cases now currently stands at 528,891.
A total of 35,839 tests were conducted across the country during the last 24 hour, while 7,561,977 samples have been tested so far. The positivity rate of the Covid-19 in the past 24 hours remained 4.86 per cent.
As many as 2,075 patients recovered from the deadly virus in a day, while overall 482,771 people have recovered from the deadly disease so far. The total count of active cases is 34,916 at present. Around 2,362 patients are still in critical condition.
China will provide 500,000 doses of its Sinovac coronavirus vaccine to Pakistan by January 31, said Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Thursday last. Talking to the media in Islamabad, FM Qureshi had said that China has offered Pakistan to send an airplane and airlift the vaccine doses. – TLTP