Coronavirus cases are rising again in Pakistan as 25 more Covid-19 patients have died in the last 24 hours.
The death toll in Pakistan due to the contagious virus has reached 6,968.
According to data by the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC), 1,436 fresh infections emerged during this period, lifting the national tally of cases to 343,189. Around 32,350 samples were tested.
On the other hand, around 17,804 coronavirus patients have recovered so far.
Confirmed cases in provinces
Sindh has reported 149,542 cases, Punjab has reported 106,577 cases while Khyber Pakhtunkhwa reported 40,397, Balochistan 16,055, Islamabad 21,557, Gilgit Baltistan 4,358 and Azad Jammu and Kashmir 4,703.
On the other hand, 669 patients are in critical condition.
Earlier, Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has said that the testing rate of coronavirus is increasing across the province.
According to details, a meeting of the task force on coronavirus has been convened under the chairmanship of Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah in which strict action has been directed on SOP.
In the meeting, the Sindh Chief Minister said that Coronavirus is on the rise and that is why we have to compel people to follow SOPs.
He said that SOPs should be strictly enforced everywhere and at the same time, SOPs should be ensured in all religious places.