Lahore/Quetta/Karachi/Peshawar (Staff Report/Agencies): The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Pakistan rose to 609,964 on Tuesday after 2,511 new coronavirus cases surfaced in the country during the last 24 hours.
Overall 261,582 cases were confirmed in Sindh, 188,225 in Punjab, 76,379 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 19,233 in Balochistan, 48,495 in Islamabad 4,961 in Gilgit-Baltistan (GB) and 11,089 in Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK).
According to the government's COVID-19 portal, the death toll related to coronavirus has reached to 13,595 with 58 fatalities reported during the last 24 hours.
Over the last twenty four hours, total number of recovered COVID-19 patients across the country reached 573,014 after another 1,136 virus recoveries were reported.
Meanwhile, the National Command and Control Centre (NCOC on Monday allowed walk-in vaccination for citizens aged 70 years and above.
As per an official statement, registered citizen of 70 years and above can walk-in to any vaccination centre from Tuesday onwards for administration of vaccine.
The citizens have been directed to bring their Computerised National Identity Card (CNIC) whereas the citizens can get registered by sending their CNIC number to 1166.
This initiative will be applicable countrywide including Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) and Gilgit-Baltistan (G-B).
It is pertinent to mention that the global coronavirus cases have reportedly surpassed 119.603,000 million and death toll tops 2.649,000 million.