Coronavirus: Pakistan active cases toll now stands at 6,726

Syed Umarullah HussainiWeb Editor

08th Sep, 2020. 01:52 pm

After more recoveries from the novel coronavirus reported in Pakistan, the country’s active toll now stands at 6,726 with 6,350 deaths.

According to the COVID-19 portal, 286,157 patients have recovered from coronavirus in Pakistan.

There are 6726 active coronavirus cases in the country. Of the 23,521 coronavirus tests carried out over the last twenty-four hours, 330 people tested positive.

Five new deaths have also been reported from the virus during the last twenty-four hours bringing the death toll to 6,350.

1,047 patients are under treatment in 735 hospitals across the country, 93 of whom are ventilators.

On Monday, the government of Pakistan decided to reopen schools across the county from September 15 stagewise.

Federal Minister for Education Shafqat Mahmood has on Monday said that primary classes will be resumed after observing the Coronavirus situation till September 30th.

Addressing the press conference alongside State health Minister Dr Faisal Sultan, Shafqat Mahmood confirmed that National Command Operation Centre (NCOC) has permitted to open educational institutions on September 15 stage-wise.

Speaking on the occasion, Dr. Faisal strictly advised parents and school administration to implement Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) after resuming educational activities.

He also said that masks will be mandatory and every student must have sanitizers along with them to curb the spread of the deadly virus.

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