Pakistan has reported 56 more deaths in the past 24 hours due to the novel coronavirus taking the national fatality toll to 8,603.
According to the Government of Pakistan portal for COVID-19, with the fresh addition of 3,138 cases in the past 24 hours, the national caseload now stands at 429,280.
As many as 2,030 people have been recovered from the dread virus in a single. So far 374,301 recoveries have been reported since the pandemic struck Pakistan.
A total of 40,202 tests were conducted across the country during this period. Overall 374,301 people have recovered from the deadly disease so far while 5,906,146 samples have been tested thus far.
Earlier Minister for Planning and Development Asad Umar has again appealed to people to strictly follow the standard operating procedures (SOPs) to contain the spread of the second of COVID-19.
Asad Umar said Pakistan successfully overcame the first wave of the pandemic, and it can again achieve the same success by adhering to the SOPs.
The Minister said the government has made some important and difficult decisions to control the pandemic, which proved quite effective.
He said the government will soon announce a relief package for the sectors closed in the second wave of the pandemic.
The Minister said Prime Minister Imran Khan will chair a meeting of the National Coordination Committee on COVID-19 tomorrow to review the latest situation about Coronavirus in the country and take necessary decisions.
He said the meeting will also be attended by the provincial chief ministers.
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