After the government has imposed a ‘smart lockdown’ at several hotspots across the country, a drop in the number of infections and deaths in the country has been witnessed.
According to the official stats about the COVID-19, the number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Pakistan has reached 191,022 with Sindh reporting 74,070 cases, Punjab 69,536, Balochistan 9,817, KP 23,887, federal capital of Islamabad 11,483, Gilgit-Baltistan (GB) 1,337 and Azad Jammu and Kashmir 892.
According to the National Command and Operation Center (NCOC), as many as 4,283 coronavirus patients have made recoveries in the last 24 hours, taking the total number of the recoveries to 77,754.
As many as 3,808 patients of the novel coronavirus have lost their lives with the reporting of 78 more deaths during the period of last 24 hours—a considerable drop in the number of deaths compare with the usual over 100 death in the previous days.
As per the official stats shared by the national COVID-19 portal, Pakistan’s most populated province Punjab reported 1,228 new cases and 21 new deaths in the past 24 hours. The province has so far recorded 1,516 deaths. Islamabad, Gilgit Baltistan, and AJK collectively reported 298 new cases and four fatalities.