Corona virus claims 135 lives in 24 hours


ISLAMABAD, May 18 (Online): Corona virus claimed 135 lives and 2566 persons tested positive during the last 24 hours in the country.

According to National Command and Operation Centre(NCOC) statistics with the inclusion of 2566 fatalities during the last 24 hours the total number of fatalities stand at 19,752. while the tally of positive cases has climbed to 882928 nationwide.
Pakistan’s coronavirus positivity ratio stands at 8.61% as of Tuesday.
Punjab figures atop so far in terms of positive cases as 328,775 positive cases have been reported in Punjab, 299,913 cases in Sindh, 1227224 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa , 79371 in Islamabad 23931 in Balochistan 18286 in Azad Jammu and Kashmir and 5428 in Gilgit Baltistan .
The current active cases of the country stand at 67,665 and 795,511 recoveries are reported country-wide
The number of active cases of coronavirus has declined by 25 per cent while the number of active cases reached 67,665 on Tuesday.