Despite the surge in novel coronavirus cases in Pakistan, the country is witnessing the speedy recovery of patients. The recovery toll has crossed 27000.
According to the latest figures by the National Command and Operation Center (NCOC), 95 more people recovered from the novel coronavirus, bringing the national recovery toll to 27110. Pakistan confirmed 78 more deaths from novel coronavirus in one day as the nationwide tally of fatalities has jumped to 1,621. However, 3,938 persons have been tested positive for COVID-19 in 24 hours.
Sindh remains the worst-hit province by the pandemic followed by Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, and Balochistan.
Total cases in Provinces:
Till now 29,647 coronavirus cases confirmed in Sindh, 27,850 in Punjab, 10,485 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 4,514 in Balochistan, 2,893 in Islamabad, 738 in Gilgit-Baltistan and 271 in Azad Kashmir.
Furthermore, 540 individuals have lost their lives to the epidemic in Punjab, 503 in Sindh, 482 in KP, 49 in Balochistan, 49 in Islamabad, and 11 in Gilgit Baltistan. Patients are under treatment at quarantine centers of 462 hospitals where 7,295 beds are available.
Pakistan has so far conducted 577,974 coronavirus tests and 16,548 in the last 24 hours. 27,110 coronavirus patients have recovered in the country whereas many are in critical condition.
Complete Lockdown on Saturday and Sunday:
Earlier Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that there will be a complete lockdown across the country on Saturday and Sunday.
The Prime Minister said that initially, we had locked down after 26 cases. The purpose of a lockdown is precaution and treatment. Different countries are receiving different effects of lockdown.
Prime Minister Imran Khan said that until the vaccine is ready, we will face this global epidemic.