COVID-19 claims another 59 lives; 1,947 fresh cases surface in 24 hours

ISLAMABAD: The coronavirus pandemic claimed 59 more lives during the last 24 hours, taking the country’s total death toll to 10,409.
According to the latest update released by the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) on Tuesday, Pakistan recorded as many as 1,947 new cases of the novel coronavirus during the previous 24 hours, lifting the national tally of infections to 490,476.
Most of the deaths were reported in Punjab, followed by Sindh. The NCOC said that 31 COVID-19 patients died on ventilators during the last 24 hours. Out of the 10,409 total reported deaths, there had been about 3,623 deaths in Sindh, 4,160 in Punjab, 1,683 in K-P, 428 in Islamabad. About 185 deaths had been reported in Balochistan and 101 deaths in G-B and 225 in AJK.
According to NCOC, about 1,903 patients had recovered from the deadly pandemic in the last 24 hours taking total recoveries to 444,360. There are about 626 hospitals with COVID-19 facilities with 2,729 patients admitted across the country.
About 35,073 tests were conducted in the last 24 hours, while a total of 6,884,940 tests have been conducted since the outbreak of the virus. Out of the 35,073 tests, the NCOC reported that 10,165 were conducted in Sindh, 16,203 in Punjab, 4,197 in K-P, 3,713 in Islamabad 122 in Balochistan, 357 in G-B and 316 in AJK. – TLTP

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