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Coronavirus Update: Pakistan records 110 deaths during 24 hours


Syed Umarullah HussainiWeb Editor

16th Apr, 2021. 11:01 am
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Coronavirus

Pakistan recorded 110 deaths related to the novel coronavirus over the last 24 hours, taking the national death tally to 15,982.

According to the statistics of National Command and Operations Centre (NCOC) 5,364 persons tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 24 hours. With the inclusion of fresh infections the national toll of confirmed cases jumped to 745,182.

Province wise Cases

SINDH

270,963

KPK

103,419

PUNJAB

261,173

ISLAMABAD

68,665

BALOCHISTAN

20,662

AJK

15,137

GB

5,163

So far 7,271 individuals have lost their lives to the epidemic in Punjab 4,541 in Sindh, 2,796 in KP, 626 in Islamabad, 423 in Azad Kashmir, 222 in Balochistan, and 103 in GB.

Chinese Assistance

Earlier Chinese Ambassador Nong Rong during his meeting with Prime Minister Imran Khan said that China will do its utmost to help Pakistan deal with the surge of COVID-19, including expeditious provision of vaccines.

Imran Khan on the occasion said Pakistan is currently facing third wave of COVID-19 and the government is taking necessary measures to combat it and has devised an elaborate plan of vaccination across the country.

In addition to this, the Prime Minister underscored the transformational significance of China Pakistan Economic Corridor and reaffirmed Pakistan’s commitment to expeditiously complete CPEC projects.

Imran Khan underlined that Pakistan is keen to learn from China’s experience of poverty alleviation as well as development.

Moreover Imran Khan added that the people of Pakistan look forward to welcoming President Xi Jinping to Pakistan at the earliest convenience.

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