LAHORE: The number of confirmed coronavirus cases has surged to 225,283 in Pakistan, while the death toll stands at 4,619.
According to the National Command and Control Center (NCOC), more than 3,387 cases of coronavirus were reported while 68 people succumbed to the disease in the last 24 hours.
As many as 125,095 patients have recovered from the disease, while the country is still witnessing a consistent rise in the COVID-19 cases.
Islamabad has imposed locality-based lockdowns in scores of hotspots in some 20 cities to curb the spread of the virus. Moreover, the smart-lockdown imposed across Sindh was extended till 15th July, following its Punjab and Balochistan counterparts as the number of coronavirus cases shoot up in the country.
Out of the total number of infections, Sindh reported 90,721, around 80,297 cases in Punjab, 27,506 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 10,717 in Balochistan, 13,082 Islamabad, 1,214 in Gilgit Baltistan and 1,536 in Azad Kashmir.
Out of a total of 4,619 deaths, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has reported 973 deaths, Sindh 1,406, Balochistan 121, Gilgit-Baltistan 28, Punjab 1,784, Azad Kashmir 32 and Islamabad Capital Territory has reported 129 death.
A shipment of 100 brand new ventilators donated by the United States government arrived in Pakistan on Friday. The ventilators would be deployed in hospitals across the country.
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