59 more coronavirus patients die in Pakistan


KARACHI:National Command and Operation Centre informed on Wednesday that 59 more coronavirus patients had died overnight in the country, raising the country-wide death toll from the virus to 7,803 since the outbreak of the disease in February 2020 while 1,867 new cases surfaced.


According to National Command and Operation Centre data, a total of 382,892 people have been tested positive for the coronavirus disease in the country since its outbreak in February 2020, out of which 166,033 cases were in Sindh, 115,786 in Punjab, 16,891 in Balochistan, 45,314 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 27,979 in Islamabad, 4,573 in Gilgit-Baltistan, and 6316 in Azad Kashmir.


However, 332,974 patients have recovered from the disease so far. There is continuous rise in the coronavirus cases and deaths across the country. The federal and provincial governments have urged people to adopt Standard Operating Procedures to remain safe from the deadly virus.