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Coronavirus cases surge to 10,076 in Pakistan, death toll soars to 212

Coronavirus cases surge to 10,076 in Pakistan, death toll soars to 212
April 22, 2020
ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the country has reached 10,076 and death toll has risen to 212 so far. The number of patients includes 4,328 in Punjab, 3,376 in Sindh, 1,345 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 495 in Balochistan, 290 in Gilgit-Baltistan, 194 in Islamabad and 51 in Azad Jammu Kashmir. 2,156 patients have so far recovered from the disease while the death toll from the virus stands at 212 with 17 new deaths reported during the last twenty-four hours. 327 new cases were also reported during the last 24 hours. The number of tests conducted so far is 118,020 with 5,637 done during the last 24 hours.
Partial lockdown
On the other hand, partial lockdown imposed is continuing across the country as educational institutions, shopping malls, markets, restaurants, and other private business remained closed while inter-provincial and inter-city transport was also suspended. Factories, banks and the financial sector were directed to reduce work hours. The government has barred elder people and children from offering Friday prayers at mosques and issued guidelines for making lines with a specific distance. The novel coronavirus – which originated in the central China city of Wuhan towards the end of December 2019 – has spread to all continents excluding Antarctica. The COVID-19 respiratory illness caused by the mysterious contagion has so far killed thousands of people and infected tens of thousands of others across the globe.
Coronavirus in Pakistan
Confirmed Cases: 9,749 Cases (24 HRS): 533 Deaths (24 HRS): 17 Tests (24 HRS): 5,637 Total Tests: 118,020 Deaths: 209 Recovered: 2,156 Sindh: 3,053 Punjab: 4,328 Islamabad: 194 Balochistan: 495 KP: 1,345 AJK: 51 GB: 283