50 more Covid patients die in Pakistan

KARACHI:As many as 3,047 new coronavirus cases were reported during the last 24 hours in Pakistan while 50 more patients died of the virus disease, raising the country-wide death toll from the virus to 8,653 since the outbreak of the disease in February.

According to the Ministry of National Health Services, Regulation and Coordination report on Friday, a total of 432,327 people have tested positive for the coronavirus disease in the country since its outbreak in February 2020, out of which 191,246 cases were in Sindh, 125,897 in Punjab, 17,650 in Balochistan, 51,172 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 34,014 in Islamabad, 4,770 in Gilgit-Baltistan, and 7,578 in Azad Kashmir.

However, 379,092 patients have recovered from the disease so far. There is a continuous rise in virus disease cases in the country.