Lahore/Quetta/Karachi/Peshawar (Staff Report/Agencies): The total number of recovered COVID-19 patients in Pakistan reached 313,527 on Friday after another 889 virus recoveries were reported during the last 24 hours.
Over the last twenty four hours, the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases rose to 332,186 after 1078 new coronavirus cases surfaced in the country.
Overall, 145,238 cases were reported in Sindh, 103,831 in Punjab, 39,361 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 15,887 in Balochistan, 19,594 in Islamabad, 4,229 in Gilgit-Baltistan (GB) and 4,046 in Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK).
According to the government's Covid-19 portal, the death toll related to coronavirus has reached 6,775 with 16 fatalities reported during the last 24 hours.
Meanwhile, President of United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), who Ambassador Munir Akram of Pakistan has urged for the application of advanced technologies in order to build back better from the wreckage of the pandemic crisis to a more sustainable future.
Speaking in his introductory remarks in the 'Global Online Dialogue Series, Ambassador Akram said that COVID-19 is inflicting unprecedented sufferings on human beings, it is science and technology that is maintaining business continuity and striving to provide a possible cure from the pandemic.
It is pertinent to mention that the global coronavirus cases have reportedly surpassed 44.5 million and death toll tops 1.175,000 million.