Pakistan reports one death, 693 Covid-19 cases in a day


As many as one death and 693 new coronavirus cases reported during last 24 hours. According to the National Institute of Health (NIH), 20,678 people were tested during the last 24 hours. Out of which 693 people were diagnosed with the virus, one person lost his life due to COVID-19. The condition of 177 patients is stated to be critical.

As per the NIH data, the death toll in the country now moved up to 30,483 after adding the single fatality while the number of total infections now stood at 1,553,325 after adding the fresh 693 cases.

During the last 24 hours (Thursday), 20,678 tests were conducted throughout Pakistan whereas the positivity ratio stood at 3.35 percent. The number of patients in critical care was recorded at 177.

The maximum positivity ratio during the last 24 hours was recorded in Gilgit which was at 22.50 percent, followed by Muzaffarabad at 19.44, Swabi at 13.04, Lahore at 12.00, Nowshehra at 11.11, Mardan 10.10, Abbottabad at 6.25, Islamabad at 6.12, Peshawar at 5.74, Faisalabad at 5.67 and Karachi at 1.73 percent.

During the last 24 hours (Thursday), another 798 patients have recovered from the Covid-19 in Pakistan and the number of total recoveries now stood at 1,514,535.


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