According to data released by the National Command and Operations Center (NCOC) on Thursday, in the past 24 hours, Pakistan has reported more than 100 deaths from COVID-19, the highest number of deaths related to the coronavirus in six months.
The NCOC data showed that 111 people lost their lives to the coronavirus in the last 24 hours, taking the nationwide death toll to 9,668. It also said that 100 patients died in the hospital, out of which 61 were on ventilators.
The country reported 2,256 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours with a positivity ratio of 6.07%.
Amid a second wave of the virus, the country has reported 465,070 COVID-19 cases so far. The number of active cases has dropped to 38,268 with the nationwide recoveries rising to 417,134.
Since the beginning of December, the average number of deaths from the coronavirus in Pakistan has been increasing.