Pakistan’s COVID-19 Death Toll Rises to 50, Confirmed Cases Surpass 3000 Mark

Pakistan’s COVID-19 Death Toll Rises to 50, Confirmed Cases Surpass 3000 Mark

Pakistan reported five more fatalities from coronavirus within the last 24 hours, raising the price to 50, officials said Monday.

According to the Health Ministry, the new deaths were reported in northwestern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and southern Sindh provinces.

Meanwhile, the amount of infected cases within the country rose to three ,277, following 397 cases reported in past 24 hours.

According to the national dashboard on coronavirus pandemic, total of 257 patients recovered, while 17 are in critical condition.

So far, the Punjab province reported 1,493 cases, Sindh 881, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa 405, Baluchistan 191, Gilgit Baltistan 210, the Capital Islamabad 82 and Azad Jammu and Kashmir confirmed 15 cases of coronavirus.

Out of 50 deaths, 16 are from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 15 each from Sindh & Punjab, 3 from Gilgit-Baltistan and 1 from Baluchistan.

A worker wearing protective gear sprays disinfectant at a street at a residential area during a government-imposed nationwide lockdown as a preventive measure against the COVID-19 coronavirus, in Islamabad. Image Source: AFP/Aamir Qureshi

Global Coronavirus Update:

Total confirmed cases of coronavirus around the world jumped to more than 1,275,000.

With deaths rising to over 69,500 and over almost 265,000 recoveries according to a Reuters tally.

Infections have been reported in more than 200 countries and territories.

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