More eight Coronavirus related deaths reported in Pakistan during the past 24 hours, pushing the death toll from the disease to 6,507.
According to the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC), as many as 35,071 samples were tested during this period, out of which 553 turned out to be positive.
The number of Covid-19 cases across the country has reached 313,984 with the addition of the new cases.
There are 8,884 active Coronavirus cases as 298,593 patients have recuperated from the infection.
Coronavirus Tests and Recoveries
More than 3.6 million tests have been conducted in the country. 511 of the patients under treatment at various hospitals across the country are said to be in critical condition.
Coronavirus Province-Wise details
So far, Sindh has reported 137,783 cases of the coronavirus, Punjab 99,665, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa 37,908, Balochistan 15,323, Islamabad 16,713, Gilgit Baltistan 3,816, and Azad Jammu and Kashmir 2,776.
Earlier, Federal Minister for Planning and Development Asad Umar tweeted that indoor restaurants and marriage halls are emerging as high contributors to the COVID-19 spread.
“NCOC today has directed all provinces and federating units to crack down on sop violations in these places. We must not allow the irresponsible behavior of some to put the health of everyone at risk.”