Pakistan reports over 3,000 new cases for first time since mid-July

Pakistan reports over 3,000 new cases for first time since mid-July

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LAHORE: Pakistan reported 59 deaths from the novel coronavirus in the past 24 hours, and the number of positive cases surged to 382,892. On Wednesday, the death toll across the country jumped to 7,803.

According to the latest data from the National Command and Operations Center (NCOC), 3,009 people have tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 24 hours.

Provincial details

In terms of cases, Sindh remains the province most affected by the pandemic, followed by Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Balochistan. The number of casualties in Punjab has exceeded that in Sindh.

Till now 166,033 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Sindh, 115,786 in Punjab, 45,314 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 16,891 in Balochistan, 27,979 in Islamabad, 6,316 in Azad Kashmir and 4,573 in Gilgit-Baltistan.

Furthermore 2,904 individuals have lost their lives to the epidemic in Punjab 2,858 in Sindh, 1,339 in KP, 164 in Balochistan, 291 in Islamabad, 151 in Azad Kashmir and 96 in GB.

Pakistan has so far conducted 5,297,703 coronavirus tests and 41,583 tests in the past 24 hours. The country has recovered 332,974 coronavirus patients, while 1,867 patients are in critical condition.

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