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Pak reports 2,500 new Covid-19 cases
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Pak reports 2,500 new Covid-19 cases
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Islamabad, Nov 22 (TIWN) Pakistan has registered more than 2,500 new Covid-19 cases in a 24-hour period, marking a highest single-day spike after four months, according to the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC).

The Ministry of National Health Services said a total of 2,547 new infections were reported and a total of 18 people had died due to the coronavirus in the last 24 hours.  “The new coronavirus toll stands at 7,248 while infections at 3,65,927,” the health ministry said in a statement. 

Some 886 people recovered in the last one day and with it the number of total recuperated people reached 326,674. Another 1,535 were in critical conditions.  Sindh recorded a total of 158,559 cases, Punjab 112,284, Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa 43,052, Islamabad 25,278, Balochistan 16,582, Pakistan-occupied Kashmir 5,690 and Gilgit-Baltistan 4,482 cases.  The authorities performed 36,899 tests in the last 24 hours and the positivity rate remained 6.9 percent. 

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