Covid kills 76 in last 24 hrs amid fourth wave
Pakistan has reported 76 new deaths while 4,497 more Covid cases emerged in the past 24 hours, according to the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC).
During the last 24 hours, 59,707 tests were conducted as the positivity percentage was measured at 7.53%.
This time, the country has witnessed a surge in Covid death rate which keeps increasing amid the fourth wave of the infections as the previous day record showed 44 virus-related deaths.
According to the NCOC, total 849,634 people were vaccinated in the past 24 hours, out of which, 212,346 got fully vaccinated while 637,288 first doses were administered.
Pakistan has so far reported 1,020,324 confirmed cases and 23,209 deaths since the beginning of the pandemic.