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Tuesday May 11 2021
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Web Desk

COVID-19: Pakistan’s death toll crosses 19,000 mark with 113 new fatalities

By
Web Desk
Muslim men wearing facemasks amid concerns over the spread of the COVID-19 novel coronavirus, offer Friday prayers along the roadside in Islamabad(AFP Photo) 
  • Pakistan has surged past the 19,000 mark for coronavirus deaths as it reported 113 new fatalities on Tuesday.
  • The total coronavirus death tally stands at 19106 nationwide.
  • The coronavirus positivity ratio stands at 7.93% as of today.


ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has surged past another grim landmark for coronavirus deaths as it reported 113 new fatalities on Tuesday, taking the total death tally to 19,106 nationwide, according to the data provided by National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC).

The NCOC data reveals that 3,084 people tested COVID-19 positive during the last 24 hours after 38,883 tests were conducted, taking the total caseload to 864,577.

The coronavirus positivity ratio in Pakistan stands at 7.93% as of today.

The number of active COVID-19 cases in the country is 78959, while 766492 people have recovered from the virus so far.

Read more: Pakistan reports 3,447 coronavirus cases in a single day

The highest number of deaths have been reported from Punjab — 9,125. Around 4,750 deaths have been reported from Sindh, over 3,600 from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 716 from Islamabad, 253 from Balochistan, 508 from Azad Jammu and Kashmir, and 107 from Gilgit-Baltistan.