Corona claims 71 more lives in country during last 24 hours, infects 1771 more


Islamabad : Seventy-one more deaths due to Covid-19 and one thousand seven hundred and seventy one new cases have been reported in the country during the last twenty-four hours – National Command and Operation Center (NCOC) told Tuesday.
According to the latest statistics issued by National Command and Operation Centre, 47,633 tests were carried out during this period showing positivity ratio of 3.7 percent.
The tally of deaths in the country now stands 20,850.
This is the eighth consecutive day when Pakistan has reported a less than 5% coronavirus positivity rate.
The total number of active cases in the country has risen to 57,336. The NCOC said Pakistan has reported about 844,638 recoveries so far.
Punjab currently leads the provinces and federating units in most cases with 340,110, Sindh comes in second with 318,579 cases, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has reported 132,822 cases, Islamabad 81,257 cases, Balochistan 25,218 cases, Azad Jammu and Kashmir 19,250 cases, and Gilgit Baltistan 5,588 cases.