National tally of confirmed COVID-19 cases surges past 4,100

National tally of confirmed COVID-19 cases surges past 4,100

Lahore/Qurtta/Karachi/Peshawar (Staff Report/Agencies): The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Pakistan on Wednesday rose to 4,194.


At least 2, 108 cases reported in Punjab, 1036 in Sindh, 527 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 210 in Balochistan, 211 in Gilgit Baltistan, 83 in Islamabad, and 19 in Azad Jammu and Kashmir.

According to the National Command and Control Centre, the death toll related to COVID-19 has reached 60, while at least 467 patients have fully recovered.

The number of coronavirus cases have continued to soar despite the country being under a lockdown for the third consecutive week. The nation-wide lockdown has now been extended by two more weeks, till April 14.

The worldwide number of officially confirmed fatalities from the novel coronavirus now stands at above 81,000.

More than 1 million declared cases have been registered in 200 countries and territories since the epidemic first emerged in China in December. Of these cases, at least 300,000 are now considered recovered.