Coronavirus cases reach 17,611 with 406 deaths in Pakistan

By: INP      Published: 09:20 PM, 1 May, 2020
Coronavirus cases reach 17,611 with 406 deaths in Pakistan

The coronavirus count reached 17,611 in Pakistan as 794 more cases were reported within 24 hours in the country, according to the latest statistics released by National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) on Friday.

According to the national dashboard, the death toll of coronavirus infected individuals has increased to 406 while 4,315 patients recovered from the virus and 153 are still critical.

Some 12,733 patients are still under treatment in the hospitals and quarantine facilities in country.

The country has conducted 1,82,131 coronavirus tests including 7,971 tests in last 24 hours.

Nearly 3.3 million people worldwide - including more than 1 million people in the United States - have been infected with the coronavirus, and the number of deaths from the outbreak continues to rise.

The global death toll from the coronavirus surpassed 230,000 yesterday.

A total of 230,309 deaths have been registered from 3,218,415 cases, the tally showed. Europe is the worst hit continent with 137,714 deaths, while the United States has registered the most for one country with 61,717.