Khyber Pakhtunkhwa reports 185 COVID-19 deaths as cases surge to 3,288

Pakistan reports 78 more COVID-19 deaths as total cases surge to 76,398

PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Monday reported five more deaths and 159 new cases of the novel coronavirus taking the province death toll from COVID-19 to 185.
According to the latest data by the KP Health Department, the death toll in the province stands at 185, and infections stand at 3,288.
As many as 856 people have recovered from the disease in KP so far.
Coronavirus has affected as a judge of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa judiciary.
The Peshawar High Court (PHC) protocol officer said in a statement that a district and sessions court’s judge has tested positive for COVID-19.
The protocol officer said the judge is the first officer of district judiciary to have contracted the virus. He is now in self-isolation.
As per reports received to date, no other Judicial Officer or staff of district judiciary Tank has been found positive for coronavirus.
The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa judiciary has declared public holidays for most of the staff in light of the health crisis and is functioning at the bare minimum capacity. The courts are only dealing with cases of urgent civil/criminal matters. The judicial staff is operating on a rotational basis.

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