Saturday, February 4

45 more Covid-19 patients die in country

KARACHI:As many as 45 more patients died of coronavirus in Pakistan during the last 24 hours while 2,432 new virus cases emerged. The country-wide death toll from the virus has surged to 10,908 so far since the outbreak of the disease in February.

According to a Ministry of National Health Services, Regulation, and Coordination report issued on Saturday a total of 516,770 people have been tested positive for the coronavirus disease in the country since its outbreak in February 2020, out of which 233,396 cases were in Sindh, 148,488 in Punjab, 18,537 in Balochistan, 62,996 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 39,888 in Islamabad, 4,882 in Gilgit-Baltistan, and 8,583 in Azad Kashmir. However, 472,099 patients have recovered from the disease so far.