Karachi:As many as 513 new coronavirus cases were reported in Pakistan on Thursday while eight more patients died of the virus disease. The country-wide death toll from the virus has surged to 6,209 so far since the outbreak of the disease in February.

According to the Ministry of National Health Services, Regulation, and Coordination data, a total of 290,958 people have been tested positive for the coronavirus disease in the country since its outbreak in February 2020, out of which 127,060 cases were in Sindh, 95,800 in Punjab, 12,403 in Balochistan, 35,468 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 15,425 in Islamabad, 2,583 in Gilgit-Baltistan, and 2,219 in Azad Kashmir.

However, 272,804 patients have recovered from the disease so far. There is continuous decline in the coronavirus cases and deaths across the country.