Coronavirus death toll jumps to 834 in Pakistan, 38,799 persons infected

Coronavirus death toll jumps to 834 in Pakistan, 38,799 persons infected

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Lahore: As the cumulative number of deaths nationwide has jumped to 834 and the number of positive cases has surged to 38,799, Pakistan confirmed that 31 people died of the new coronavirus within a day.

According to the latest data from the National Command and Operations Center (NCOC), 1,581 people were tested positive for COVID-19 within 24 hours.

Sindh remains the province most affected by the pandemic, followed by Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Balochistan.

Till now 14,201 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Punjab, 14,916 in Sindh, 5,678 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 2,457 in Balochistan, 921 in Islamabad, 518 in Gilgit-Baltistan and 108 in Azad Kashmir.

The quarantine centers of 462 hospitals are providing treatment for patients, where 7,295 beds can be provided.

Pakistan has so far conducted 359,264 coronavirus tests and 14,878 tests in the past 24 hours. The country has recovered 10,880 coronavirus patients, but many patients are in critical condition.

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