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Coronavirus takes 80 more lives in last 24 hours across Pakistan

A total of 37,206 COVID-19 tests were conducted countrywide on Saturday

Web Desk
December 20, 2020
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The government of Pakistan recorded  80 more COVID-19 deaths across the country in the last 24 hours, bringing Pakistan's total number of deaths from the infection to  9,330.

As reported by Geo News,   a total of 37,206 countrywide COVID-19 tests were conducted in the last 24 hours, showing a positivity ratio of 7%, according to the government's official coronavirus website (covid.gov.pk).

According to the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC), out of the 80 people who lost their lives to the disease within a day, 44 were on a ventilator.

Official figures also revealed that 2,615 more people across the country tested positive for the potentially deadly virus within a day, bringing the total number of patients infected with the virus to 454,673.

At present, there are a total of 40,553 active coronavirus cases in the country. Since the pandemic broke out, 407,405 people have recovered from the disease.