Covid-19 claims 46 more lives across Pakistan

Xinhua Xinhua

02nd Oct, 2021. 01:52 pm

ISLAMABAD: The coronavirus pandemic claimed 46 more lives across the country in the past 24 hours, the National Command and Operation Center (NCOC) announced on Saturday.

Pakistan reported 1,664 new infections, while the total number of virus cases in the country exceeded 1,248,200.

The NCOC, the country’s department leading the campaign against the Covid-19 pandemic, said that the total number of recoveries across the country were 1,173,437, while the number of active cases dropped to 46,934, who were under treatment in healthcare facilities across the country.

Of these active cases, at least 3,511 virus patients were in critical condition, it added. According to the NCOC, the nationwide death toll was 27,831.

Reportedly, Sindh was the most affected region of the country in terms of the number of virus cases with 458,697 infections, followed by Punjab, which had reported a total of 432,190 infections.

Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa reported 174,260 coronavirus cases, while Balochistan recorded a total of 32,943.

The total coronavirus cases in the federal capital were 105,590, Azad Jammu & Kashmir (AJK) reported 34,193 cases so far, while the Gilgit-Baltistan region had a total of 10,329 virus cases.

Countrywide Covid-19 testing had reached 19,486,951. According to the NCOC, total doses administered across the country were 82,830,350 of which 29,054,821 citizens were fully vaccinated and 59,565,195 persons received at least one dose of the Covid-19 vaccine.

The NCOC on Friday imposed a ban on unvaccinated people to prevent them from boarding domestic and international flights and entering educational institutions and shopping malls.

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