Pakistan reports 228 new Covid-19 cases

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has reported  228 new Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours, according to the National Command and Operation Center (NCOC).

The overall count of the infected people climbed to 1,522,419 across the country, said the NCOC, the department leading Pakistan’s campaign against the pandemic.

Covid-19 claimed the lives of 30,333 persons in Pakistan, according to the NCOC, including two patients died in the last 24 hours. There are 470 patients in critical condition.

Pakistan’s southern Sindh province has been the worst hit, with a total of 573,850 cases, followed by eastern Punjab province where the virus was detected in 504,507 people.

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In the previous 24 hours, 676 patients have recovered from Covid-19, bringing the overall number of recoveries to 1,476,796, said the NCOC.


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