6,800 new infections within 24 hrs in Pakistan


ISLAMABAD: Pakistan reports second-highest cases since start of pandemic, with over 6,800 new infections.

Pakistan has detected 6,808 new infections in the last 24 hours, an increase of 19.6 per cent from yesterday, marking the second-highest daily caseload since the start of the pandemic in February.

The highest number of cases — 6,825 — were recorded on June 13.

The nationwide positivity rate has risen to 11.6pc.

The breakdown in the last 24 hours is as follows:

Sindh: 3,738 cases, 1 death, Punjab: 1,493 cases, 2 deaths, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa: 331 cases, 2 deaths, Balochistan: 36 cases, Islamabad: 1,131 cases, Gilgit-Baltistan: 6 cases, Azad Jammu and Kashmir: 73 cases

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