Pakistan records highest single day death toll due to corona virus


LAHORE, April 29 (Online): With 201 deaths due to corona virus on Wednesday Pakistan has crossed its all previous single day fatalities record since the onset of COVID-19 in the country.

Pakistan on Wednesday recorded 201 new deaths from the novel coronavirus in the last 24 hours, which is the highest single-day death toll recorded since the pandemic started last year.
The latest statistics of COVID-19 by National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) said the death toll in the country reached 17,329 while 5292 people tested positive steering the confirmed cases to 810231. .
49,101 tests were conducted during the last 24 hours and 5,292 people tested positive for the dread virus.

The country’s positivity rate has risen to 10.77%, with 88,207 active cases, while the number of recoveries nationwide has reached 704,494 so far.