Pakistan has 2214 active cases while 126 patients recovered from COVID-19 pandemic, according to the national dashboard.
The latest statistics of the national dashboard stated 10 patients remained in critical condition after 40 reported deaths in different parts of the country.
Punjab has the highest number of infections up to 1012 followed by Sindh with 783 patients.
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) reported 343 cases, 191 in Gilgit-Baltistan (GB), 175 in Balochistan, 68 in Islamabad and 9 in Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK). The country has recorded 156 new cases during the last 24 hours.
Earlier today, Prime minister Imran Khan visited National Command and Operation Centre for COVID-19 in Islamabad.
Federal Minister Asad Umer and DG Operations and Planning NCOC Major General Asif Mehmood Goraya were briefed the Prime Minister about the latest situation of the killer disease, measures taken thus far and future course of action for containment efforts.
Prime Minister Imran Khan reiterated that there must be no compromise on availability of essential food items and sustainability of supply lines throughout the country.
He emphasized the need to render untiring efforts for effective enforcement of the decisions through National Command and Operation Center to contain the outbreak of Novel coronavirus across the country.
The premier stressed to prioritize the efforts and enforce the decisions of the NCOC through regular and timely meetings under the leadership of Federal Minister for Planning, Development & Special Initiatives Asad Umer.
He warned that strict actions will be taken against hoarders and smugglers and will be made an example.
Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa was also present during the Prime Minister’s visit.
It is to be noted that National Command and Operation Center is nerve centre to synergize and articulate the unified national effort against COVID-19, and to implement the decisions of National Coordination Committee on it.