Pakistan reports 2665 new coronavirus cases

Syed Umarullah HussainiWeb Editor

22nd Nov, 2020. 10:20 am

Pakistan has reported 2665 new coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours taking the national tally of confirmed cases to  374,173.

According to the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC), Pakistan reported 59 deaths in a single day bringing the fatality toll to 7,662.

Active cases now stand at 36,683 whereas 329,828 patients stand recovered from the disease.

Since the outbreak of the coronavirus began, Sindh has reported 162,221, Punjab 114,010, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa 44097, Balochistan 16,744, Islamabad 26,569, Azad Jammu and Kashmir 6,000 and Gilgit Baltistan 4,526.

On the other hand, the United States surpassed 12 million Covid-19 cases, according to the Johns Hopkins University real-time tracker.

The world’s largest economy currently has 12,019,960 cases and 255,414 deaths, both by far the worst global tolls. The new toll comes just six days after the US crossed the 11-million case threshold.

Cases have been surging in the US at an alarming rate, forcing many cities to re-impose punishing lockdown measures.

Health authorities have urged people to stay home for next week’s Thanksgiving holiday when Americans usually travel from coast to coast to be with their families.

New York City has shut down schools for its 1.1 million students, while California began imposing a 10:00 pm to 5:00 am curfew from Saturday.

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