2,060 corona cases, 42 deaths reported

Staff Reporter

Pakistan has reported 42 deaths in the last 24 hours by novel coronavirus as the number of positive cases has surged to 1,236,888. The nationwide tally of fatalities jumped to 27,524 on Saturday.

According to the latest figures by the National Command and Operation Center 2,060 persons tested positive for Covid-19 in the past 24 hours.

Furthermore 454,510 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Sindh, 427,583 in Punjab 172,766 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 104,913 in Islamabad, 33,990 in Azad Kashmir, 32,837 in Balochistan and 10,289 in Gilgit-Baltistan.

The Covid-19 positivity ratio was recorded at 4.58 percent. So far, 56,229,457 people have received their first dose of coronavirus vaccine including 345,202 in last 24 hours.

25,493,964 citizens have been have been fully vaccinated while 307,872 received their second dose in last 24 hours. The number of total administered doses has reached to 76,141,484 with 623,473 in the last 24 hours.

The number of active coronavirus cases in Pakistan went under 60,000 for the first time in nearly two months, official data showed Saturday morning.

The active cases have fallen consistently for more than a week with new recoveries surpassing fresh cases reported daily.

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