Coronavirus on decline; Pakistan reports 689 new cases, 18 deaths in 24 hours

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ISLAMABAD: Coronavirus epidemic has shown downward trends as during last 24 hours Pakistan reported 18 deaths by novel coronavirus besides 689 people were tested positive for virus.

According to the latest figures displayed on National Coronavirus Dashboard of the National Command and Operation Center (NCOC) 689 persons tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, besides 18 new deaths were reported.

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With 689 new cases of COVID-19 were reported across the country the number of positive cases has surged to 1,259,648.

With 18 new deaths reported across Pakistan, the nationwide tally of fatalities has jumped to 28,152 on Tuesday morning.

As per the province-wise figures given by NCOC, Punjab remains the worst-hit province in terms of deaths followed by Sindh and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

The overall toll of COVID-19 deaths jumped to 28,152, out of which 12,792 individuals have lost their lives to the epidemic in Punjab 7,502 in Sindh 5,650 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 933 in Islamabad, 739 in Azad Kashmir, 350 in Balochistan, and 186 in Gilgit-Baltistan.

The overall tally of positive cases eported so far across the country surged to 1,259,648, out os which 463,167 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Sindh, 436,442 in Punjab 176,048 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 106,201 in Islamabad, 34,354 in Azad Kashmir, 33,083 in Balochistan and 10,353 in Gilgit-Baltistan.

Pakistan has so far conducted 19,953,497 coronavirus tests and 42,476 in the last 24 hours. 1,189,742 patients have recovered in the country whereas 2,280 patients are in critical condition.

The COVID-19 positivity ratio was recorded at 1.62 percent.

So far, 63,046,740 people have received their first dose of coronavirus vaccine including 493,575 in last 24 hours. 32,723,061 citizens have been fully vaccinated while 604,451 received their second dose in last 24 hours.

The number of total administered doses has reached to 89,719,686 with 1,052,572 in the last 24 hours.

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