Confirmed coronavirus cases exceed 303,000 in Pakistan

KARACHI: The coronavirus has infected 303,089 people in Pakistan and killed 6,393 people.

According to the National Command and Operations Center, 665 new cases and 4 deaths of coronavirus have been reported in Pakistan in the last 24 hours.

In Pakistan, 290,760 patients infected with coronavirus have recovered and the number of active cases has come down to 5,936. According to the NCOC, 29,097 tests for coronavirus have been conducted across the country in the last 24 hours and a total of 3,024,987 tests have been performed so far.

The number of coronavirus cases in Sindh has reached 132,591. 97,946 cases have been reported in Punjab, 37,014 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 13,690 in Balochistan, 15,984 in Islamabad, 2,441 in Azad Jammu and Kashmir, and 3,297 in Gilgit.

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The coronavirus has claimed 2,220 deaths in Punjab and 2,448 in Sindh, while the death toll in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has risen to 1,257, Islamabad to 178, Balochistan to 145, Gilgit-Baltistan to 79 and Azad Kashmir to 66.

There are facilities for the virus patients in 735 hospitals in Pakistan and the number of ventilators for corona patients in hospitals is 1,920. There are 132 testing laboratories operating in the country and trace, test, and quarantine strategies are working effectively in several cities. 

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