Pakistan’s Coronavirus death toll soars to 564 with 38 more deaths reported in past 24 hours due to novel Coronavirus outbreak.
According to the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC), the total confirmed cases of Coronavirus have surged to 24,073.
Out of which, 8,640 reported in Sindh, Punjab stands with 9,077, 3,712 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 1,495 in Balochistan, 521 in Islamabad Capital Territory 388 in Gilgit-Baltistan, and 76 in Azad Kashmir.
Around 6,464 patients have so far recovered, whereas, 15,233 are being hospitalized and given best possible treatment to deal with the deadly pandemic across Pakistan.
The Sindh government has decided to ban Eid greetings including shaking hands and embracing after the Eid prayer to maintain the social distancing amidst coronavirus pandemic.
Sindh Minister for Information and Local Government Nasir Hussain Shah while talking to a private TV channel said that people should not hug on Eid to avoid the spread of the coronavirus pandemic, adding that large gatherings for Eid should be banned.
However, nearly 3.3 million people worldwide have been infected with COVID-19 with death toll likely to rise.
The global death toll from the coronavirus surpassed 230,000 yesterday.
A total of 230,309 deaths have been registered from 3,218,415 cases, the tally showed.
Europe is the worst hit continent with 137,714 deaths, while the United States has registered the most for one country with 61,717.
Almost 90%of the fatalities from a pandemic which first appeared in China in December have occurred in Europe and the United States.