Pakistan's confirmed COVID-19 cases surge to 202,955

Pakistan's confirmed COVID-19 cases surge to 202,955

Lahore/Quetta/Karachi/Peshawar (Staff Report/Agencies): The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Pakistan on Sunday rose to 202,955 4072 new Coronavirus cases have surfaced in the country over the last twenty four hours.

Overall, 74,202 cases were reported in Punjab, 78,267 in Sindh, 25,380 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 10,261 in Balochistan, 12, 395 in Islamabad, 1,432 in Gilgit-Baltistan (GB) and 1,027 in Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK).

According to the government's Covid-19 portal, the death toll related to coronavirus has reached 4,118 with 83 fatalities reported during the last 24 hours while around 92,624 patients have fully recovered from the disease.

Nearly one-and-a-half months after imposing the lockdown across the country, the government announced to ease the lockdown in phases, however, the number of coronavirus cases has continued to soar.

Meanwhile, National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) said on Friday that some 189 additional oxygenated beds have been added in the government hospitals in Islamabad in the last four days to meet contingency requirements.

It is pertinent to mention that the global coronavirus cases have reportedly surpassed 10 million and death toll near 5000,000.