Pakistan reports 319 coronavirus cases, 7 deaths in 24 hours


Pakistan has reported 7 deaths in the last 24 hours by novel coronavirus as the number of positive cases has surged to 1,281,559. The nationwide tally of fatalities has jumped to 28,655 on Saturday.

According to the latest figures by the National Command and Operation Center (NCOC) 319 persons tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 24 hours.

Province-wise Details

Punjab remains the worst-hit province in terms of deaths followed by Sindh and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

Till now 12,994 individuals have lost their lives to the epidemic in Punjab, 7,611 in Sindh 5,814 in KP, 951 in Islamabad, 741 in Azad Kashmir, 358 in Balochistan, and 186 in GB.

Furthermore 473,918 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Sindh, 442,353 in Punjab 179,473 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa 107,447 in Islamabad, 34,530 in Azad Kashmir 33,432 in Balochistan and 10,406 in Gilgit-Baltistan.

Tests and Recoveries

Pakistan has so far conducted 21,604,940 coronavirus tests and 39,200 in the last 24 hours. 1,230,425 patients have recovered in the country whereas 1,077 patients are in critical condition.

Positivity Ratio

The COVID-19 positivity ratio was recorded at 0.81 percent.

Vaccine Statistics

So far, 78,845,170 people have received their first dose of coronavirus vaccine including 97,971 in last 24 hours. 49,010,906 citizens have been fully vaccinated while 120,061 received their second dose in last 24 hours.

The number of total administered doses has reached to 120,448,598 with 215,019 in the last 24 hours.


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