COVID-19: Pakistan reports 1,400 new cases, 34 deaths

 COVID-19: Pakistan reports 1,400 new cases, 34 deaths

Pakistan reports 1,400 new COVID cases, 34 deaths

ISLAMABAD, 03 July: More than 34 people succumbed to the coronavirus (COVID-19) across the country over the previous 24 hours, taking the death toll from the disease to 22,379.

According to the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC), the country’s caseload rose to 961,085 after 1,400 new infections were detected during this period.

A total of 27,048 samples were tested, out of which 1,400 turned out to be positive for the deadly virus. The positivity ratio of cases was recorded at 2.91.

The number of people who have recuperated from the disease since the pandemic began climbed to 906,387 after 957 more recovered in the last 24 hours.

Thus far, Punjab has reported a total of 346,582 infections, Sindh 339,268, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa 138,306, Islamabad 82,845, Balochistan 27,295, Azad Jammu and Kashmir 20,458 and Gilgit Baltistan 6,331.

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Pakistan has reported 27 more deaths over the last 24 hours by COVID-19 as the total number of fatalities has reached 22,281, on Wednesday.

According to the latest figures issued by the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC), the number of positive cases has surged to 957,371 after the inclusion of 979 fresh infections during the said period.

The country conducted 42,062 tests in the past 24 hours out of which 979 Pakistanis were tested positive for the disease. The COVID positivity ratio was recorded at 2.3%

The number of active cases in Pakistan currently stands at 31,606.

Overall 903,484 Pakistanis have recovered their health back from the COVID-19 pandemic, while 1,871 are still said to be critical.

As of June 30, as many as 12,641,654 people have been partially vaccinated against the deadly infection while 2,939,748 fully vaccinated, the NCOC said.

A total of 15,581,402 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered across Pakistan thus far.

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