Pakistan Reports 3,387 New Coronavirus Cases as Tally Crosses 2.25 Lakh, Death Toll at 4,619

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For illustration: Women store for the Eid vacation that marks the end of the Muslim holy fasting month of Ramadan after the govt relaxed a weeks-long lockdown that was enforced to assist curb the spread of the coronavirus, in Karachi, Pakistan. (Image: AP)

Pakistan reported 3,387 new coronavirus cases and 68 deaths over the last 24 hours, taking the tally number of cases in the nation to 225,283 and the dying toll to 4,619, in accordance to official figures on Saturday.

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Most coronavirus cases have been reported from Sindh with 90,721 cases, adopted by Punjab with 80,297 cases, Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa 27,506 cases, Islamabad 13,292 cases, Balochistan 10,717 cases, Gilgit-Baltistan 1,536 cases and Pakistan-occupied Kashmir 1,214 cases.

In the last 24 hours, 3,387 new coronavirus cases and 68 deaths had been reported in the nation, the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) mentioned. During the similar interval, 11,469 COVID-19 patients have recovered. So far, 1,25,094 patients have recovered from the virus in Pakistan, it mentioned.

The NCOC mentioned 2,460 patients had been in essential situation. In the last 24 hours, 22,050 tests to detect coronavirus have been performed, taking the tally number of tests to 1,372,825.

Meanwhile, the Pakistan govt mentioned it could reopen 4 border checkpoints with Iran from Sunday to facilitate the development of products.

The border was sealed earlier in the yr after the coronavirus outbreak in Iran. Last month, a phased reopening of the border had begun. In a notification, the Ministry of Interior mentioned the crossings at Gabd, Mand, Katagar and Chedgi can be opened.

The choice was taken after Minister for Planning and NCOC chief Asad Umar mentioned the an infection spread was slowing. “The border posts will stay open seven days a week from morning to night just for commerce as per mutually agreed understanding between each the international locations,” it mentioned.

According to the notification, there can be no restrict to truck development if COVID-19 commonplace working procedures are adopted.


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