Due to the recent increase in coronavirus cases, Pakistan has reported 59 deaths on Sunday, the highest daily coronavirus toll in four months.
According to data provided by the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC), about 38,983 coronavirus tests were conducted across the country in the last 24 hours out of which 2,665 people were declared COVID-19 positive.
With another 59 coronavirus deaths, the country’s overall death toll has now hit 7,662 with the positivity rate recorded at 6.8% during the last 24 hours.
In the first coronavirus wave, a high of 2,769 cases was reported in Pakistan in a single day on July 13, after which the number has now hit 2,665 in about four months.
According to the official portal, the total number of cases has reached 374,173. In addition, 897 patients across the country have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 24 hours.