Pakistan records 16 more Corona deaths


Our Correspondent


As the number of Corona-virus cases across the globe nears 40 million, Pakistan reported 16 deaths during the last 24 hours by the Coronavirus as the number of positive cases has surged to 323,019.
According to the latest figures released by National Command and Operation Centre on Sunday morning, the nationwide tally of fatalities after the addition of 16 new deaths has jumped to 6,654.
After 32,062 samples were tested during the last 24 hours (Saturday), 567 fresh infections have lifted the national tally to 323,019. A total of 4,074,024 tests have been conducted so far.
As many as 307,069 people have recovered from the disease so far across the country with addition of 429 recoveries recorded over the previous 24 hours. The number of active coronavirus cases in the country stands at 9,296 from which 534 patients are said to be in critical condition.
As many as 2,579 individuals have lost their lives to the epidemic in Sindh, 2,298 in Punjab, 1,265 in KP, 147 in Balochistan, 194 in Islamabad, 90 in GB and 81 in Azad Kashmir. So far, Sindh has reported 141,713 cases, Punjab 101,559, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa 38,598, Balochistan 15,669, Islamabad 17,996, Azad Jammu and Kashmir 3,437 and Gilgit Baltistan 4,047.

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