COVID-19: Pakistan reports 4,323 new cases, 43 deaths in last 24 hours

COVID-19: Pakistan reports 4,323 new cases, 43 deaths in last 24 hours

Lahore/Quetta/Karachi/Peshawar (Staff Report/Agencies): The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Pakistan rose to 692,231 on Monday after 4,323 new coronavirus cases surfaced in the country during the last 24 hours.

Overall 266,618 cases were confirmed in Sindh, 233,348 in Punjab, 92,432 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 19,785 in Balochistan, 61,552 in Islamabad 5,059 in Gilgit-Baltistan (GB) and 13,446 in Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK).

According to the government's COVID-19 portal, the death toll related to coronavirus has reached to 14,821 with 43 fatalities reported during the last 24 hours.

Over the last twenty four hours, total number of recovered COVID-19 patients across the country reached 615,960 after another 2,902 virus recoveries were reported.

Meanwhile, Minister for Planning and Development Asad Umer has said that 50,000 anti-corona vaccine dozes imported by private sector are available in Pakistan.

Talking to a private news channel, he said a shipment of 40, 00,000 doses of vaccine will arrive by the end of this month.

“The federal government is fulfilling its responsibilities with utmost care and some two point five million jabs of vaccine have already arrived,” the minister said.

It is pertinent to mention that the global coronavirus cases have reportedly surpassed 130.8 million and death toll tops 2.850 million.