Coronavirus: Pakistan records 74 deaths in a single day

Syed Umarullah HussainiWeb Editor

27th Jan, 2021. 09:49 am

74 more people died of COVID-19 over the last twenty-four hours, taking the total tally to 11,450.

According to the latest statistics by National Command and Operating Centre (NCOC) , 1,563 new cases of coronavirus surfaced in the country during the last twenty-four hours after the tests of 41,285 people

492,207 people have so far recovered from the disease.

On Tuesday NCOC said that the highest positivity rate of Covid-19 cases was recorded in Hyderabad at 25.76 percent in the past 24 hours followed by Karachi with 11.62 percent.

The province-wise record revealed that Sindh recorded 7.29 percent positivity ratio, Azad Jammu and Kashmir 12.5 percent, Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa 3.42 percent, Balochistan 1.38 percent, Punjab 3.86 percent and Islamabad 1.33 percent. The corona positivity ratio remained zero in Gilgit Baltistan.

The positivity rate of COVID-19 tests in Mirpur Azad Kashmir was recorded 18.75 percent, Lahore 6.42 percent, Rawalpindi 3.14 percent, Faisalabad 2.92 percent, Multan 3.63 percent, Gujranwala 0.71 percent, Bahawalpur 2.53 percent, Swat 0.79 percent, Abbottabad 0.25 percent, Quetta 1.05 percent and Peshawar 10.27 percent.

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