Currently, sources revealed that over 150 health care workers including; Doctors, nurses, paramedics, and technicians have been infected by this deadly disease.
As per the statistics; 49 health care workers have been infected in Punjab with the coronavirus, 45 have been infected in Sindh and 39 from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
In Balochistan, 15 doctors and 20 paramedics have been tested positive for COVID-19, in Gilgit Baltistan 2 doctors have been infected and in Islamabad 5 health workers and 4 paramedics have been tested positive with the virus.
Up till now 2 doctors and 1 nurse have died so far in the country told the officials.
The federal government has been demanded by the PMA (Pakistan Medical Association) to compensate the lives of those healthcare workers who have been tested positive and for those also who had lost their lives due to the virus.
The total number of patients infected with coronavirus has reached up to 7,025 as 497 new cases have been recorded in the last 24 hours.
1,765 COVID-19 patients have recovered so far and the death toll raises up to 135 as 11 new deaths have been reported in the last 24 hours.
5,125 patients are undergoing treatment in different hospitals all over the country.
The statistics released by the National dashboard shows that the country has so far tested 84,704 people. 6,264 people went through the test in the last 24 hours.