In a worst, Coronavirus deaths in Pakistan hit highest ever level

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In a worst, Coronavirus deaths in Pakistan hit highest ever level

ISLAMABAD – Pakistan on Tuesday reported 118 deaths in last 24 hours - the highest number of deaths in a single day from the novel coronavirus this year.

According to the latest figures from the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC), 4,318 fresh cases have reported in the last 24 hours. The death toll has surged to 15,619 while the number of confirmed cases stands at 729,920.

In the past 24 hours, as many as 3,432 patients have recovered from the deadly virus while the total recoveries stand at 638,267. As of Tuesday, the total count of active cases was recorded at 76,034 and the positivity rate stood at 8.54 percent.

At least 269,474 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Sindh, 252,974 in Punjab 100,275 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 66,983 in Islamabad, 20,397 in Balochistan, 14,687 in Azad Kashmir, and 5,130 in Gilgit-Baltistan.