Coronavirus confirmed cases and the death toll across Pakistan rises further

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Coronavirus confirmed cases and the death toll across Pakistan rises further

ISLAMABAD - The total number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the country have reached to 3277.

These include 1493 cases in Punjab, 881 in Sindh, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa 405, Balochistan 191, Gilgit-Baltistan 210, Islamabad Capital Territory 82 and Azad Kashmir 15.

According to National Command and Operation Centre, 397 new coronavirus cases were detected in last twenty-four hours.

Fifty people have died of coronavirus since its outbreak in Pakistan, which include 15 each in Sindh and Punjab, KP 16, Balochistan one, and three in Gilgit-Baltistan. However, 257 people have been recovered, while 1285 COVID patients were hospitalized and 17 of them are in critical condition.

The government has also enhanced testing facilities and a total of 35,875 tests have so far been conducted. Isolation facilities have been established in 462 hospitals across Pakistan with a capacity of 7,295 beds. Besides, 17,879 corona affected people have been housed at 323 Quarantine facilities.