ISLAMABAD (Khyber News) – National Command and Operation Center (NCOC) has met today (Monday) to discuss intensifying coronavirus situation across the country.
The participants have decided to monitor the already issued orders for two to three days more after which, further decision will be taken in the light of the results.
Pakistan has reported 58 deaths in the last 24 hours by novel coronavirus as the number of positive cases has surged to 725,602. The nationwide tally of fatalities has jumped to 15,501.
According to the latest figures by the National Command and Operation Center (NCOC), 4,584 persons tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 24 hours.
Punjab remains the worst-hit province in terms of deaths followed by Sindh and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
Till now 6,988 individuals have lost their lives to the epidemic in Punjab 4,530 in Sindh, 2,651 in KP, 611 in Islamabad, 403 in Azad Kashmir, 215 in Balochistan, and 103 in GB.
Furthermore, 269,126 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Sindh, 250,459 in Punjab, 99,595 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 66,380 in Islamabad, 20,321 in Balochistan, 14,594 in Azad Kashmir and 5,127 in Gilgit-Baltistan.
Pakistan has so far conducted 10,779,474 coronavirus tests and 44,514 in the last 24 hours. 634,835 coronavirus patients have recovered in the country whereas 4,201 patients are in critical condition.