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Corona spreading fast: Pakistan reports 37 new deaths in 24 hours

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Of every 100 infections last reported around the world, more than 15 were reported from countries in Asia and the Middle East. Photo: File

ISLAMABAD: The coronavirus situation is deteriorating in Pakistan day-by-day as the country recording over 2000 cases for the last few days with the authorities warning the people to follow the SOPs before the second wave goes out of control.

According to the data shared by the National Command and Operations Centre (NCOC) on Wednesday, 2,208 new coronavirus cases were confirmed in the past 24 hours.

The country also reported 37 new deaths, bringing the national COVID-19 death toll to 7,230.

So far, a total number of 363,380 people have contracted the disease in the country, whereas, a total of 325,788 people have recovered from the virus with 30,362 active cases.

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In addition, with 38,544 tests conducted across Pakistan, the positivity rate has reached 5.3%.

Global update

There have been at least 55,413,000 reported infections and 1,334,000 reported deaths caused by the new coronavirus so far with the virus raging in at least 70 countries around the world.

Of every 100 infections last reported around the world, more than 15 were reported from countries in Asia and the Middle East. The region is reporting a million new infections about every 10 days and has reported more than 15,214,000 since the pandemic began.

With 154,316 new cases, the United States reported the most infections in a day. India was second with 39,557 new infections while Italy reported 34,658 new cases and Brazil 30,245.


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