2,435 more COVID infections and 48 deaths recorded in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: Pakistan recorded further 2,435 COVID infections and 48 deaths in the last 24 hours, the latest statistics released by the National Command & Operation Centre (NCOC) on Friday morning revealed.

On January 7, 38,369 people were tested for Coronavirus across the Country, and out of them, 2,435 were found positive with a national positivity ratio of 6.35%.

In terms of fatalities recorded on January 7, Punjab suffered 18 deaths, Sindh 17, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK) 8, Islamabad 3, and Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) 2.

In the last 24 hours, the highest positivity ratio was observed in Karachi 17.06% followed by Peshawar 12.59%, and Hyderabad 10.95%.

Federating units wise COVID Positivity Ratio is as under:-

AJK                         6.39%

Balochistan              2.80%,

Gilgit-Baltistan         1.28%,

Islamabad               3.45%,

KPK                         5.50%

Punjab                     4.57%

Sindh                      10.15%

Province wise COVID Positivity Ratio is as under:-

Punjab

Bahawalpur             4.47%

Faisalabad               4.08%

Gujranwala              2.19%

Lahore                    8.12%

Multan                    4.03%

Rawalpindi              3.29%

Sindh

Karachi                   17.06%

Hyderabad              10.95%

KPK

Abbottabad             5.62%

Peshawar                12.59%

Swat                       2.51%

Balochistan

Quetta                    1.56%

Islamabad

ICT                         3.45%

AJK

Mirpur                     6.10%

Muzaffarabad           6.35%

Gilgit-Baltistan

Gilgit                       1.82%

So far a total of 497,510 Coronavirus Cases have been detected across the Country while 10,558 COVID patients have died. However, 453,828 people have now recovered.

As of January 8, the total active COVID Cases in Pakistan are 33,124 whereas 2,285 COVID patients are in critical condition.