Pakistan coronavirus cases near 200,000, death tally reach 4035

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Pakistan coronavirus cases

Lahore: The number of confirmed coronavirus cases surged to 198,883 in Pakistan on Saturday, while the death toll stands at 4035.

According to National Command and Control Center (NCOC), more than 3,138 cases of coronavirus were reported while 74 people succumbed to the disease in the last 24 hours.

As many as 73,471 patients have recovered from the disease, while the country is still witnessing a consistent rise in the COVID-19 cases.

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As per details, 21 percent of the cases have foreign travel history while 79 percent of the cases are reported to be locally transmitted.

Punjab

After sharp increase in the cases, the number of patients swelled to 72,880 in the province. The province reported 1656 coronavirus (COVID-19) causalities.

A partial lockdown has been imposed across the province to stem the spread of the infection.

The government has also launched Insaf Imdad Program to help poor segment of society in the difficult times.

Sindh

The province has started easing lockdown restriction as it has allowed some industries to resume operations.

The cases of infection have surged to 76,318 in the province, the most affected region in Pakistan.The death toll has reached to 1205 in the province.

Balochistan

There are 10,116 confirmed cases while 113 patients died of the infection so far.

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

The confirmed cases have surged to 24,943 in the province. It is leading other regions with more causalities as toll has surged to 890 in KPK.

AJK and Gilgit-Baltistan

There are 1,417 coronavirus cases in the GB while 23 patients including a young doctor have died due to the infection. As many as 995 people have recovered from the infection.

There are 1,003 cases in AJK while 28 death has been reported.

Islamabad

There are 12,206 cases in the capital city while 120 people have lost their lives. Around 5000 patients have recovered so far.

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