Slight decline seen in COVID-19 as 79 deaths, 4,213 new cases reported in 24 hours

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ISLAMABAD: For the first time in last over a months time a decline was witnessed in coronavorus epidemic as fatalities toll across Pakistan drops to 79 deaths and 4,213 new cases reported during last 24 hours.

Authorities at Federal and Provincial level are making efforts to motivate people to ensure the implementation on  COVID-19 SOPs to avoid the surge in the deadly virus.

The authorities on Monday have reported 79 new deaths in last 24 hours while 4,213 more people were tested positive that took the tally to 834,146 cases. During last 24 hours 79 new deaths were reported that took the toll of fatalities to 18,149.

According to latest figures displayed on National Coronavirus Dashboard of the National Command and Operation Center (NCOC), the NCOC confirmed the death of 79 more people during last 24 hours besides reported that 4,213 persons tested positive for COVID-19.

Punjab have been declared worst hit province during this month as positivity rate of the province was witnessed over 11 per cent in some parts while the toll of infections reached to 306,929 in the province. Sindh has reported 285,626 overall coronavirus epidemic infections, followed by Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Balochistan. Punjab has overtaken Sindh in most number of casualties.

The new cases have taken the national tally of positive cases to 834,146 with 306,929 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Punjab, 285,626 in Sindh, 120,064 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 76,209 in Islamabad, 22,620 in Balochistan, 17,371 in Azad Kashmir and 5,327 in Gilgit-Baltistan.

Nationwide till of deaths surged to 18,149 out of that 8,572 individuals have lost their lives to the epidemic in Punjab 4,667 in Sindh, 3,392 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 691 in Islamabad, 483 in Azad Kashmir, 237 in Balochistan, and 107 in Gilgit-Baltistan.

Till today Pakistan has conducted 11,928,095 coronavirus tests and 45,954 in the last 24 hours. 728,044 patients have recovered in the country whereas 5,377 patients are in critical condition.

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