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COVID-19 in Pakistan: National Death toll jumps to 19,210


Syed Umarullah HussainiWeb Editor

12th May, 2021. 09:57 am
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COVID-19 in Pakistan: National Death toll jumps to 19,210

Pakistan recorded 104 deaths related to the novel coronavirus in the past 24 hours taking the national tally of fatalities to 19,210.

According to the latest figures issued by the National Command and Operation Center (NCOC), 2,869 persons tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 24 hours. After the inclusion of fresh infections, the number of positive cases has surged to 867,446.

Punjab remains the worst-hit province in terms of deaths and cases followed by Sindh and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

322,117 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Punjab, 294,251 in Sindh, 125,392 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 78,560 in Islamabad, 23,655 in Balochistan, 18,056 in Azad Kashmir, and 5,407 in Gilgit-Baltistan.

Pakistan has conducted 12,310,875 coronavirus tests so far and 38,616 in the last 24 hours.
As many as 771,692 patients have recovered in the country whereas 4,707 patients are in critical condition. The COVID Positivity Ratio was recorded at 7.42 percent.

Meanwhile, President Dr. Arif Alvi has expressed the confidence that people in Pakistan can manage to overcome the COVID-19 pandemic by following standard operating procedures to contain its further spread.

In a series of tweets, the President said these SOPs include wearing masks, social distancing, and hand washing.

He said statistics show that we have not overcome COVID yet, but it seems we can manage it.

The President said we have done well and Pakistan is on the mend. He further said that he watches COVID statistics of Pakistan very closely and what is happening in the region.

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