COVID-19: Pakistan reports 4,103 cases, 89 deaths in 24 hours

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Lahore/Quetta/Karachi/Peshawar (Staff Report/Agencies): The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases rose to 1,167,791 on Thursday after 4,103 new coronavirus cases surfaced in the country during the last 24 hours.

The nationwide tally of fatalities has jumped to 25,978 with 89 new deaths.

According to the latest figures by the National Command and Operation Center (NCOC) 4,103 persons tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 24 hours.

At least, 433,931 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Sindh, 396,326 in Punjab, 163,010 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 99,910 in Islamabad, 32,380 in Azad Kashmir, 32,248 in Balochistan and 9,952 in Gilgit-Baltistan.

On Wednesday, Minister for Planning and Development Asad Umar, who also heads the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) said 35 per cent of the eligible population in the country has received at least one dose of the anti-COVID-19 vaccine.

In a post on Twitter, while giving the province-wise breakdown, the minister said that 69 per cent of Islamabad's population, 51 per cent of Azad Kashmir's, 39 per cent of Gilgit Baltistan's, 37 per cent of Punjab's population, 35 per cent of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa's, 32 per cent of Sindh and 12 per cent of Balochistan population had received at least one vaccine dose till today (Wednesday).