Pakistan reports highest number of Coronavirus related deaths

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Pakistan reports highest number of Coronavirus related deaths

ISLAMABAD – Pakistan on Wednesday reported 135 deaths in the last 24 hours - the highest number of deaths in a single day from the novel coronavirus since June 2020.

According to the latest figures from the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC), 4,681 fresh cases have reported in the last 24 hours. The death toll has surged to 15,754 while the number of confirmed cases stands at 734,423.

In the past 24 hours, as many as 3,645 patients have recovered from the deadly virus while the total recoveries stand at 641,912. As of Wednesday, the total count of active cases was recorded at 76,757 and the positivity rate stood at 9.73 percent.

At least 269,840 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Sindh, 255,571 in Punjab 101,045 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 67,491 in Islamabad, 20,499 in Balochistan, 14,837 in Azad Kashmir, and 5,140 in Gilgit-Baltistan.