Saturday, November 26

40 more Covid patients die in Pakistan

KARACHI:As many as 1,613 new coronavirus cases were reported during the last 24 hours in Pakistan while 40 more patients died of the virus disease, raising the country-wide death toll from the virus to 8,025 since the outbreak of the disease in February.

According to the Ministry of National Health Services, Regulation and Coordination report on Sunday, a total of 398,024 people have been tested positive for the coronavirus disease in the country since its outbreak in February 2020, out of which 173,014 cases were in Sindh, 119,035 in Punjab, 17,158 in Balochistan, 47,190 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 30,123 in Islamabad, 4,649 in Gilgit-Baltistan, and 6,855 in Azad Kashmir.

However, 341,423 patients have recovered from the disease so far. There is a continuous rise in virus disease cases in the country.