Coronavirus claims 15 more lives in Pakistan

Syed Umarullah HussainiWeb Editor

02nd Oct, 2020. 10:24 am

The novel coronavirus has claimed fifteen more lives in the country bringing the death toll to 6499, said Government of Pakistan’s COVID-19 portal.

According to the latest figures, 31,697 samples were tested for the infection during this period, out of which 625 declared positive. The number of Covid-19 cases across the country has reached 313,431 with the addition of the new cases.

According to the data 298,055 patients have recuperated from the infection. There are 8,877 active Covid-19 cases in the country.

More than 3.5 million tests have been conducted across the country. As many as 480 patients under treatment at various hospitals are said to be in critical condition.

Till now, Sindh has reported 137,467 cases of the coronavirus, Punjab 99,605, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa 37,845, Balochistan 15,302, Islamabad 16,650, Gilgit Baltistan 3,808, and Azad Jammu and Kashmir 2,754.

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