The quantity is the third-highest coronavirus fatalities for the reason that pandemic emerged final 12 months.
In accordance with the Nationwide Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) on Covid-19, the nation reported 148 extra deaths as a result of pandemic, whereas 5,499 new instances have been reported throughout the stated interval.
The nationwide tally of confirmed instances climbed to 772,381 as 5,499 new infections surfaced throughout the previous 24 hours.
As many as 47,301 samples have been examined, out of which 5,499 turned out to be optimistic with 11.62 per cent positivity charge.
The entire variety of folks recuperating from the illness stands at 672,619, whereas 4,528 sufferers are critically in poor health as a result of COVID and are at present below therapy on the nation’s varied hospitals.
Punjab stays the worst coronavirus-hit province with 276,535 instances of pandemic reported thus far. Sindh follows second with 274,196.
In Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 108,462 have been reported as far as per the COVID nationwide dashboard, 21,127 in Balochistan, 70,984 in Islamabad, 15,873 in Azad Jammu and Kashmir and 5,204 instances have been reported in Gilgit Baltistan thus far.