Pakistan’s coronavirus infected cases surge to 10,811 with death toll rises to 228

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Thursday has reported 228 deaths from novel coronavirus while the total number of cases has surged to 10,811
According to details, 4590 patients have been tested positive for the epidemic in Punjab, 3671 in Sindh, 1453 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 552 in Balochistan, 290 in Gilgit-Baltistan, 204 in Islamabad and 51 in Azad Kashmir.
So far, 2337 patients have recovered in the country.
Prime Minister Imran Khan and US President Donald Trump in a telephonic conversation discussed COVID-19 pandemic related challenges, its implications on global economy, and ways to mitigate its impact.
They also exchanged views on regional issues and further strengthening of Pakistan-U.S. cooperation.
Prime Minister Imran Khan conveyed sympathies and condolences on the loss of so many precious lives in the U.S. due to coronavirus.
He emphasized that Pakistan was facing a dual challenge of overcoming the pandemic and saving people, particularly the most vulnerable segments of the population, from hunger due to lockdown.
President Trump appreciated Prime Minister’s telephone call and expression of support for the U.S. efforts to combat COVID-19. He also reassured of U.S. support to Pakistan in the efforts to combat COVID-19 including by making available ventilators as well as in the economic arena.

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