ISLAMABAD - Novel coronavirus claimed eight more lives across Pakistan while 761 more people were contracted by the deadly virus during the last 24 hours.

According to the latest figures issued by the National Institute of Health (NIH), 761 new Covid-19 cases were reported and eight more people lost their lives. Eight new deaths in the last 24 hours took the overall tally of fatalities to 30,482 and 761 more positive cases took the overall tally of positive cases to 1,552,632. Pakistan has conducted 20,843 tests in the past 24 hours out of which 761 persons were tested positive for the disease. The Covid positivity ratio was recorded at 3.65 percent.