Confirmed cases of Coronavirus rise to 1408 in Pakistan

Pakistan reports highest one-day spike with 2,255 new COVID-19 cases

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has reported 11 deaths from novel coronavirus while the total number of cases has surged to 1408 as 457 patients have been tested positive for the epidemic in Sindh, 133 in Balochistan, 490 in Punjab, 180 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 107 in Gilgit-Baltistan, 39 in Islamabad and two in Azad Kashmir.
According to details, the total number of patients who have recovered is 25.
National Coordination Committee (NCC) under the supervision of Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan has decided to limit the congregational prayers in mosques.
Following the orders, all the provinces have banned congregational prayers in mosques. The Friday prayers have also been limited as only healthy people will be allowed to offer prayers in the mosques.
In wake of the spread of the novel coronavirus pandemic across the globe, the Saudi Arabian government halted the signing of the Hajj agreement with Pakistan.
According to a letter received by the Ministry of Religious Affairs, the Saudi government has stopped Pakistan not to make Hajj 2020 agreement.
The letter further stated that the agreement will not be made until the situation in country gets better.


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