Massive surge in confirmed coronavirus cases across Pakistan as the lockdown eases

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Massive surge in confirmed coronavirus cases across Pakistan as the lockdown eases

Lahore: Massive surge in confirmed coronavirus cases across Pakistan as the lockdown eases. The number of confirmed coronavirus cases surged to 29,365 in Pakistan on Sunday, while the death toll stands at 639.

According to National Command and Control Center (NCOC), more than 1,991 cases of coronavirus were reported while 21 people succumbed to the disease in the last 24 hours.

As many as 8,023 patients have recovered from the disease, while 153 are said to be critical as country is still witnessing a consistent rise in the COVID-19 cases.

As per details, 21 percent of the cases have foreign travel history while 79 percent of the cases are reported to be locally transmitted.

Punjab

After sharp increase in the cases, the number of patients swelled to 11,093 in the province, the most affected region in Pakistan. The province reported 156 coronavirus (COVID-19) causalities.

A partial lockdown has been imposed across the province to stem the spread of the infection.

The government has also launched Insaf Imdad Program to help poor segment of society in the difficult times.

Sindh

The province has started easing lockdown restriction as it has allowed some industries to resume operations.

The cases of infection have surged to 10,771 in the province. As many as 269 people have recovered from the infection. The death toll has reached to 148 in the province.

Balochistan

There are 1,935 confirmed cases while 176 patients have recuperated from the infection so far. The province has reported 21 deaths.

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

The confirmed cases have surged to 4,509 in the province. It is leading other regions with more causalities as toll has surged to 194 in KPK.

AJK and Gilgit-Baltistan

There are 430 coronavirus cases in the GB while three patients including a young doctor have died due to the infection. As many as 222 people have recovered from the infection.

There are 86 cases in AJK while 35 patients have recovered.

Islamabad

There are 641 cases in the capital city while 4 people have lost their lives. Around 36 patients have recovered so far.