Pakistan sees 105 more coronavirus deaths in last 24 hours

By: News Desk      Published: 11:05 AM, 23 Jun, 2020
Pakistan sees 105 more coronavirus deaths in last 24 hours
Commuters wearing facemasks ride on a bike on a street in Karachi as the COVID-19 coronavirus cases continue to rise. AFP

The number of coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours has reached 185,034 after 3946 people were tested positive, says the latest data released by National Command and Operation Centre on Tuesday.

The coronavirus death toll in Pakistan jumped to 3,695 as another 105 deaths were recorded in the country during the past 24 hours (Monday).

The region-wise details of the deaths show that the pandemic continues to be deadliest in Punjab where 60 more people succumbed to the virus as 1,495 people have so far died due to the deadly virus. Sindh is second with 1,103 deaths. The figures for the other provinces/ administrative units are: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa 843, Balochistan 104, Islamabad 106, Gilgit-Baltistan 22 and Azad Kashmir 22.

But in terms of infected people, it is Sindh which unfortunately tops the list as the number of the cases in the province has increased to 71,092. Punjab is second with 68,308 cases followed by 22,633 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 11,219 in Islamabad, 9,587 in Balochistan, 1,326 in Gilgit-Baltistan and 869 in Azad Kashmir. 

As far testing is concerned, 25,599 tests were conducted in different parts of the country on Monday. It means the overall number of tests carried since the coronavirus pandemic outbreak has now reached 1,127,761.

Meanwhile, a total of 73,471 patients have fully recovered after being infected by the virus.

On the other hand, there are 111,563 active coronavirus cases in the country among which 3236 are in critical condition.