Pakistan reports 671 new COVID-19 cases, death toll spiked up to 6,558
Pakistan has reported six more coronavirus-related deaths during the past 24 hours, taking the death toll surged to 6,558.
According to the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC), as many as 33,365 samples were tested during this period, out of which 671 turned out to be positive.
The number of Covid-19 cases across the country has reached 318,266 with the addition of 671 new cases. There are 8,646 active Covid-19 cases as 303,061 patients have recuperated from the disease.
Coronavirus Tests And Recoveries
More than 3.8 million tests have been conducted in the country so far. 475 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 139,910 cases of the coronavirus, Punjab 100,484, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa 38,273, Balochistan 15,498, Islamabad 17,210, Gilgit Baltistan 3,900, and Azad Jammu and Kashmir 2,991.
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 behaviour of some to put the health of everyone at risk.”
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