COVID-19: Pakistan records 55 deaths in past 24 hours

Syed Umarullah HussainiWeb Editor

04th Dec, 2020. 10:16 am

Pakistan has recorded 55 more deaths due to the novel coronavirus in the past 24 hours, taking the death toll to 8260.

According to the Government’s COVID-19 portal, 3,262 new cases were reported in a single day. With the fresh inclusion of the cases, the national caseload now stands at 410,072.

3,354 patients have recovered from the virus during the last 24 hours and 2,395 patients are in critical condition.

The total count of active cases is 51,507 and the positivity rate of COVID-19 cases reaches up to 7.3 percent.

A total of 44,627 tests were conducted across the country during this period. 350,305 people have recovered from the deadly disease while 5,672,166 samples have been tested so far.

Earlier it was reported that Karachi has the highest test positivity rate in the country at 20.12 percent, followed by Hyderabad, where the positivity rate stands at 18.43pc percent.

In Abbottabad, 14.53 percent of the COVID-19 tests are turning out to be positive, the NCOC was told, making it the city with the third-highest positivity rate in the country.

Positive cases of a novel coronavirus in Balochistan reached to 12.5 percent, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa 5.6 percent, Punjab 4.2 percent, federal capital city Islamabad 6.6 percent and Gilgit-Baltistan 4.7.

In cities, Lahore have 5.69 percent positivity, Rawalpindi 4.95 and Faisalabad 6.8 percent the NCOC session was informed.

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