KARACHI: As many as 58 more patients died of coronavirus in Pakistan during the last 24 hours while 1,490 new virus cases emerged. The country-wide death toll from the virus has surged to 21,323 so far since the outbreak of the disease in February 2020.


According to a Ministry of National Health Services, Regulation, and Coordination report issued on Monday, a total of 933,630 people have been tested positive for the coronavirus disease in the country since its outbreak in February 2020, out of which 323,828 cases were in Sindh, 342,498 in Punjab, 25,819 in Balochistan, 134,558 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 81,766 in Islamabad, 5,642 in Gilgit-Baltistan, and 19,519 in Azad Kashmir. However, 864,931 patients have recovered from the disease so far.