Pakistan recorded its highest virus positivity ratio at 7.46 per cent in the last 24 hours, according to the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC).

The positivity ratio in Azad Kashmir is 11.45 percent, highest in the country; Khyber Pakhtunkhwa: 9.85 percent; Islamabad: 8.09 percent; Sindh: 9.63 percent and Punjab 3.95 percent

With rising COVID-19 cases in the province, the Punjab Government has decided to close all shops at 6pm across the province. This decision was taken it in light of the SOP’s violations in the markets.

In the last 24 hours, Punjab has reported 498 Covid-19 cases and 13 deaths. The provincial tally has risen to 114,508 while the death toll is 2,861.

In a bid to curb the spread of coronavirus, the Sindh Government has imposed a two-week smart lockdown in 17 areas of Hyderabad. A day before many areas in Karachi were also sealed. The positivity rate in the province has reached 9.6 percent. In Punjab, many areas are under lockdown form five days while Azad Kashmir is in a complete lockdown from November 21.

According to the latest data provided by the National Command & Operation Centre (NCOC), 2756 people tested positive for COVID-19 while 34 people lost their lives in the last 24 hours.

As of November 23, the total active COVID-19 cases in Pakistan are 38,348. Around 36,929 tests were conducted yesterday, with Sindh conducting 11,439; Punjab: 12,607; Khyber Pakhtunkhwa: 5,099; Islamabad: 5,550; Balochistan: 854; Gilgit Baltistan: 306 and Azad Kashmir: 1074

Out of 1803 vents allocated for COVID-19 across the country, 267 are occupied.

A total of 376,929 cases detected so far (AJK 6123, Balochistan 16810, GB 4542, ICT 27018, KP 44599, Punjab 114508, Sindh 163329)

Till now, 7696 deaths have been recorded in the country. So far, Pakistan has conducted 4,979,939 tests for COVID-19 , while 763 hospitals are currently facilitated to deal with the virus across the country.


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