75 more Covid-19 patients lose life in country


KARACHI: As many as 75 more patients died of coronavirus in Pakistan during the last 24 hours while 1,388 new virus cases emerged. The country-wide death toll from the virus has surged to 13,013 so far since the outbreak of the disease in February.

According to a Ministry of National Health Services, Regulation, and Coordination report issued on Wednesday, a total of 583,916 people have been tested positive for the coronavirus disease in the country since its outbreak in February 2020, out of which 258,679 were in Sindh, 173,395 in Punjab, 19,076 in Balochistan, 72,801 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 44,690 in Islamabad, 4,956 in Gilgit-Baltistan, and 10,319 in Azad Kashmir. However, 554,225 patients have recovered from the disease so far.