ISLAMABAD: One other youngster succumbed to the coronavirus on Saturday, stated the Nationwide Command and Operation Centre (NCOC), making it the third one in per week.
As per an NCOC report another youngster who, falling within the 1-10 years age bracket, handed away from coronavirus on Saturday.
The newest casualty is alarming as this makes it the 10th youngster, aged between 1-10 years, to go away from the virus since March 15.
Up to now one week, three youngsters aged between 1-10 years have succumbed to the virus, stated the NCOC.
The NCOC additionally revealed that for the reason that pandemic first began spreading within the nation final yr, 48 youngsters have died from the coronavirus.
5,611 check optimistic for coronavirus in a single day
Pakistan reported 118 new coronavirus deaths on Sunday, elevating the demise tally to 795,627 nationwide because the nation continues to grapple with the third wave of the an infection.
As per official knowledge from the NCOC, 55,128 assessments had been performed within the final 24 hours from which 5,611 assessments returned optimistic.
The positivity charge of the coronavirus in Pakistan stands at 10.17% as of in the present day (Sunday).
Amid a 3rd wave of the pandemic, the nation has reported 739,818 COVID-19 circumstances to date for the reason that an infection was first reported final yr.