Pakistan coronavirus cases reach 251,625

By: News Desk      Published: 10:57 AM, 13 Jul, 2020
Pakistan coronavirus cases reach 251,625
Members of Prime Minister Imran Khan's Corona Relief Tiger Force volunteers sit in front of an area sealed by the authorities in Rawalpindi. AFP

Confirmed cases in the country climbed to 251,625 Monday after Pakistan reported 2,769 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours (Sunday), the latest data from the National Command and Control (NCOC) shows.

The government's database on Covid-19 shows that 5,217 more people recovered from the coronavirus during the last 24 hours. This has taken the total number of recovered people to 161,917. According to the portal, the number of critical patients stands at 1,834. There are still 84,442 active cases in the country.

The country also recorded 69 fatalities over the last 24 hours to take the nationwide death toll to 5,266.

Punjab has recorded 487 new coronavirus cases during the last 24 hours, according to the government's Covid-19 portal, taking the provincial tally to 87,043. The province also recorded 7 additional fatalities, taking the death toll to 2,013. With 2848 new recoveries, 58,023 patients have recovered from the virus in the province so far.

Sindh has recorded 1713 new cases during the last 24 hours taking the provincial tally to 105,533. The province also recorded 48 additional fatalities, taking the death toll to 1,795. With 1,519 new recoveries, 61,958 patients have recovered from the virus in the province so far.

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has recorded 408 new cases during the last 24 hours taking the tally to 30,4866. The province also reported 12 new deaths, taking the death toll to 1,099. With 396 new recoveries, 21,158 patients have recovered from the virus in the province so far.

Balochistan has recorded 28 new cases during the last 24 hours taking the tally to 11, 185. It was the second consecutive day that the province has not reported any death, as death toll remains at 126. With 177 new recoveries, 7,598 patients have recovered from the virus in the province so far.

Islamabad has recorded 85 new cases during the last 24 hours taking the tally to 14,108. The capital also reported one new death, taking the death toll to 153. With 238 new recoveries, 10,883 patients have recovered from the virus in the federal capital so far.

Azad Jammu and Kashmir has recorded 35 new cases during the last 24 hours taking the tally to 1599. With one new death reported, the death toll reaches 44. AJK also reported With 36 new recoveries, as 978 patients have recovered so far from the virus.

Gilgit Baltistan has recorded 13 new cases during the last 24 hours taking the tally to 1671. It was the second consecutive day that the province has not reported any death, as death toll remains at 36. With three new recoveries, 1319 patients have recovered from the virus so far.

The number of tests administered across the country has now increased to 1,585,170 as 22,532 new tests were conducted on Sunday.