Karachi: The coronavirus positivity rate in the provincial capital Sindh has risen to a record 30.83% as the country faces a fifth deadly wave of the virus caused by a variant of the omicron.
A total of 2,356 coronavirus cases have been reported in the port city in the past 24 hours, according to the details.
On the other hand, Pakistan has reported 7 deaths in the last 24 hours by novel coronavirus as the number of positive cases has surged to 1,328,487. The nationwide tally of fatalities has jumped to 29,019 on Monday.
According to the latest figures by the National Command and Operation Center (NCOC) 4,340 persons tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 24 hours.
Punjab remains the worst-hit province in terms of deaths followed by Sindh and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
So far, 13,090 people have died from the epidemic in Punjab, 7,697 in Sindh, 5,960 in KP, 969 in Islamabad, 749 in Azad Kashmir, 367 in Balochistan and 187 in GB people.