Pakistan has reported 2,156 more recoveries from the novel coronavirus in the past 24 hours bringing the national recovery toll to 437,229.
According to the statistics of the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC), the pandemic has claimed 71 more lives and infected 2,463 more people in a single day.
The death toll of the country has hit 10,176 with 482,178 confirmed cases.
Whereas the total count of active cases now stands at 34,773.
A total of 41,039 tests were conducted across the country during this period. Overall 437,229 people have recovered from the deadly disease so far while 6,737,107 samples have been tested thus far.
On the hand, Sindh Government decided to set up Corona Vaccine Center at Expo Center Karachi.
In this regard, Provincial Health Minister Dr. Azra Pechuho visited the Expo Center and reviewed the arrangements. On this occasion, Dr. Azra Pechuho said that the cold chain and other arrangements will be finalized soon.
Meanwhile, Punjab Health Minister Dr Yasmin Rashid expressed the hope that coronavirus vaccine may reach Pakistan by February this year.
She was addressing oath taking ceremony of new office-bearers of Pakistan Medical Association organized at the Cosmopolitan Club in Lahore. Dr Yasmin Rashid said the government has reserved Rs 14 billion to fight the pandemic.
World Coronavirus Situation
The number of Coronavirus cases across the world has reached 83,813,027 while the pandemic has claimed 1,825,869 lives so far. As many as 59,326,615 patients have recovered from the disease across the world.