KARACHI:As many as 48 more patients died of coronavirus in Pakistan during the last 24 hours while 2,435 new virus cases emerged. The country-wide death toll from the virus has surged to 10,558 so far since the outbreak of the disease in February.
According to a Ministry of National Health Services, Regulation, and Coordination report issued on Friday a total of 497,510 people have been tested positive for the coronavirus disease in the country since its outbreak in February 2020, out of which 222,999 cases were in Sindh, 143,511 in Punjab, 18,314 in Balochistan, 60,536 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 38,842 in Islamabad, 4,878 in Gilgit-Baltistan, and 8,430 in Azad Kashmir.
However, 453,828 patients have recovered from the disease so far. There is continuous decline in the coronavirus cases and deaths across the country.