ISLAMABAD: At least 100 people died of coronavirus in Pakistan over the past 24 hours as the country reported 5,139 new infections amid rising cases of COVID-19.

The number of coronavirus deaths has reached 15,329 since the coronavirus struck Pakistan in Feb last year.

According to the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC), the positivity rate in Pakistan has reached 10.47 per cent, while the number of active coronavirus cases stands at 73,078.

According to the statistics, 88 patients were declared critical, increasing the total number of critical patients to 4,204.

The health facilities across the country conducted 49,069 coronavirus detection tests, taking the total number of COVID-19 tests to 10,688,894 since the first case was reported.

Overall 627,561 people have recovered from the virus including 1,772 who have regained their health from COVID-19 during the past 24 hours.


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