COVID-19: Pakistan records 16 deaths in the past 24 hours

Syed Umarullah HussainiWeb Editor

22nd Feb, 2021. 10:44 am

At least 16 deaths and 1,160 new cases have been reported in Pakistan due to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

According the latest statistics by the National Command and Operations Centre (NCOC), the total number of deaths from coronavirus in Pakistan has reached 12,617 while the total number of affected people has reached 572,334.

In the country, 535,491 people have recovered from Coronavirus and the number of patients undergoing treatment is 24,226.

The highest number of deaths due to corona was in Punjab where 5,208 people lost their lives while 4,292 in Sindh, 2,036 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 492 in Islamabad, 102 in Gilgit-Baltistan, 199 in Balochistan and In Azad Kashmir, 288 succumbed to the dread virus.

The number of corona cases in Islamabad is 43,485, in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa 71,043, in Sindh 256,220, in Punjab 167,819, in Balochistan 18,988, in Azad Kashmir 9,828 and in Gilgit-Baltistan 4,951people have been infected with Coronavirus.

Corona vaccination is underway in Pakistan and in the first phase health workers are being vaccinated against corona while people above the age of 63 have also been vaccinated.

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