Confirmed coronavirus cases in Pakistan soar to 259,999 July 17, 2020

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Confirmed coronavirus cases in Pakistan soar to 259,999 July 17, 2020

ISLAMABAD-The number of recoveries from COVID-19 continue to increase across the country with 183,737 patients so far recovered from the disease.

According to the latest statistics, 2,085 new coronavirus cases were reported in the country during the last 24 hours taking the tally to 259,999.

These include 110,068 in Sindh, 89,023 in Punjab, 31,486 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 11,385 in Balochistan, 14,454 in Islamabad, 1,775 Gilgit-Baltistan and 1808 in Azad Kashmir.

Meanwhile, 49 patients died of the virus during the last 24 hours taking the death toll to 5,475. 23, 907 corona tests were carried out during this period.