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Pakistan’s COVID-19 Death Toll Rises To 60, Confirmed Cases Surpass 4000 Mark

Pakistan’s COVID-19 Death Toll Rises To 60, Confirmed Cases Surpass 4000 Mark

Nationwide tally of confirmed deaths due to the novel coronavirus rose to 60 after two new deaths were reported in Sindh.

According Provincial government spokesperson Murtaza Wahab, the provincial tally of deaths now stands at 20, Confirmed Cases stands at 1036 and the number of recovered patients now stands at 280.

Punjab Province, as of today, have 2108 patients, according to official tweet by Musarrat Cheema, Spokesperson of Govt of Punjab. Death toll in province reached 16.

Security personnel wearing facemasks stand guard at a checkpoint during a government-imposed nationwide lockdown as a preventive measure against the COVID-19 coronavirus, in Karachi. Image Source: AFP

Lahore, with the biggest hits in the province, have 340 cases. Gujrat on second place, have 98 cases and Rawalpindi on 3rd have 63 cases.

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa have 527 cases, including 18 deaths.

Baluchistan have 206 cases, including 2 deaths.

Gilgit Baltistan have 212 cases, including 3 deaths.

Azad Jammu Kashmir have now 28 cases.

Capital Territory Islamabad reached to 83 confirmed cases, with one fatality only.

Workers from the Provincial Disaster Management Authority of Balochistan stand inside a COVID-19 quarantine camp for people returning from Iran via the border town of Taftan, on the outskirts of Quetta, Pakistan, Source: AFP

According to the national dashboard on coronavirus pandemic, total of 448 patients recovered.

280 recoveries from Sindh, 69 from KPK, 60 from Baluchistan, 25 from Punjab, 9 from Gilgit-Baltistan, 3 from the capital and Azad Jammu Kashmir reported 1 recovery so far.

Federal Minister Asad Umar today chaired a meeting at the National Command and Operation Centre (NOCC) to analyze the daily situation regarding coronavirus in the country. The meeting was focused on ‘digital training and mechanisms’ to highlight the most coronavirus affected areas. The forum also agreed to expand the testing capacity from 6,000 to 12,000.

Global Coronavirus Update:

Total confirmed cases of coronavirus around the world jumped to more than 1,430,000.

With deaths rising to over 82,000 and over almost 303,500 recoveries according to a Reuters tally.

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

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