Significant rise in the number of Coronavirus deaths in Pakistan

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Significant rise in the number of Coronavirus deaths in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has recorded 60 deaths and 2,963 new cases due to the COVID-19 in the last 24 hours.

In the past 24 hours, 60 more people succumbed to the disease, taking the death toll to 8,547. 1,797 patients have recovered from the virus during the last 24 hours and 2,498 patients are in critical condition including 12 more declared critical.

The total count of active cases is 45,324 and the positivity rate was recorded up to 7.78 per cent.

According to the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC), with fresh inclusion of the infections in the country the national tally of cases now currently stands at 426,142.

A total of 38,092 tests were conducted across the country during this period. Overall 372,271 people have recovered from the deadly disease so far while 5,865,944 samples have been tested thus far.