LAHORE: Health officials in Pakistan have confirmed 4,951 cases of the coronavirus in a single day and upto 119 deaths the same day. The total number of infected patients has rose up to 176,617 with 3,501 confirmed deaths.
Sindh has been the worst-hit province followed by Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Balochistan since the start of the pandemic. Read More- Pope Francis warns people from returning to the “illusion of individualism”
As of the date of the report by health officials, Sindh has 67,353 active cases, Punjab has 65,739, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has 21,444, Balochistan has 9,328, Islamabad has 10,662, Gilgit-Baltistan has 1,278 and 813 in Azad Kashmir.
Additionally, 1,407 people have lost their lives to the disease in the province of Punjab, 1,048 in Sindh, 808 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 100 in Balochistan, 98 in Islamabad, 21 in Gilgit Baltistan and 19 in Azad Kashmir.
Pakistan is still conducting tests for the virus and has so far conducted over 1,071,642 tests and 28,855 in just 24 hours. Around 67,892 patients have recovered from the virus and many still remain in critical condition.