ISLAMABAD: Coronavorus epidemic death toll across Pakistan has surged to 18,000 mark as the figure jumped to 18,070 while 4,414 new cases and 113 new deaths were reported during last 24 hours.
Authorities on Federal and Provincial level are asking people to follow the COVID-19 SOPs to avoid the consequences as country is lacking proper facilities. Hospitals arereaching to their capacity and there is only option left that people follow SOPs strictly or the Governmant impose curfew.
The authorities on Sunday have reported 113 new deaths in last 24 hours while the virus as 4,414 more people were tested positive that took the tally to 829,933 cases. During last 24 hours 113 new deaths were reported that took the toll of fatalities to 18,070.
According to latest figures displayed on National Coronavirus Dashboard of the National Command and Operation Center (NCOC), the NCOC confirmed the death of 113 more people during last 24 hours besides reported that 4,414 persons tested positive for COVID-19.
Punjab have been declared worst hit province during this month as positivity rate of the province was witnessed over 11 per cent in some parts while the toll of infections reached to 304,889 in the province. Sindh has reported 284,738 overall coronavirus epidemic infections, followed by Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Balochistan. Punjab has overtaken Sindh in most number of casualties.
The new cases have taken the national tally of positive cases to 829,933 with 304,889 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Punjab, 284,738 in Sindh, 119,277 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 75,892 in Islamabad, 22,528 in Balochistan, 17,297 in Azad Kashmir and 5,312 in Gilgit-Baltistan.
Nationwide till of deaths surged to 18,070 out of that 8,550 individuals have lost their lives to the epidemic in Punjab 4,658 in Sindh, 3,350 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 691 in Islamabad, 477 in Azad Kashmir, 237 in Balochistan, and 107 in Gilgit-Baltistan.
Pakistan has so far conducted 11,882,141 coronavirus tests and 45,275 in the last 24 hours. 722,202 patients have recovered in the country whereas 5,448 patients are in critical condition.