Pakistan reports 644 more coronavirus cases

By: News Desk      Published: 11:23 AM, 5 Oct, 2020
Pakistan reports 644 more coronavirus cases
A student wearing a facemask leaves beside a closed school sealed by authorities as some teachers and students tested positive for the Covid-19 Coronavirus in Islamabad on October 5, 2020. AFP

Pakistan Monday reported 644 more coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours (Sunday), according to the latest data issued by the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC).

These 644 patients emerged positive after conducting 29,565 tests that took the total coronavirus cases tally in the country to 315,260.

The country recorded four more deaths from coronavirus during the last 24 hours taking the tally to 6,577.

Sindh still is the worst-affected province as far as the number of coronavirus cases are concerned followed by Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Islamabad.

Till Sunday, 138,341 Covid cases have been confirmed in Sindh, 99,941 in Punjab, 38,076 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 16,789 in Islamabad and 15,399 in Balochistan.

There 8907 active cases in the country at the moment out of which 761 are admitted to the hospital and 88 are on ventilators.

There are 299,836 patients who contracted coronavirus and have been recovered from the deadly disease so far.