Pakistan Reports 2783 New Coronavirus Cases On July 17

Arhama AltafWeb Editor

17th Jul, 2021. 11:00 am
Pakistan Reports 2783 New Coronavirus Cases On July 17

Another 39 people have succumbed to the global pandemic of Coronavirus in Pakistan while 2783 new cases have also been reported.

According to Corona’s statistics website (covid.gov.pk) in Pakistan, 49,247 tests were conducted in the last 24 hours across the country, of which 2,783 were tested positive while 39 people died.

The official portal stated the rate of positive cases of coronavirus in the country during the last 24 hours was 5.65%.

The official portal added that the number of deaths from Corona in the country has reached 22,759 and the total number of cases has reached 986,502.

In addition, 1000 patients across the country have recovered from Coronavirus in 24 hours, bringing the total number of those who have recovered to 918,329.

Karachi reports 100 cases of  coronavirus ‘Delta Vaiant’

Karachi University’s Institute of Virology (NIV) tested 2,062 samples sent by the Sindh government’s health department on July 12 and 13, of which 163 tested positive and out of these positive cases. Of the 95 results selected, 69%, or 65 cases, were of the Delta type virus.

Explaining the results, Dr Muhammad Iqbal Chaudhry, Director, International Center for Chemical and Biological Sciences, University of Karachi, said that 65 cases of Delta variant, as well as two cases of Beta variant found in South Africa, have come to light.

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