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COVID-19 claims another doctor's life in Peshawar

COVID-19 claims another doctor's life in Peshawar
November 10, 2020

 According to the reports, Dr Bashir contracted coronavirus while discharging his duties and was under treatment.

Paying rich tribute to the doctor, the Provincial Doctors Association(PDA) said that the coronavirus has claimed the lives of 21 doctors and 40 health workers in the province so far.

On the otherhand, the pandemic coronavirus (COVID-19) has claimed more 23 lives across Pakistan in the last 24 hours as the nationwide tally of fatalities has jumped to 7,000 on Tuesday.

According to the latest figures by the National Command and Operation Center (NCOC), 1,637 persons have been tested positive for coroanvirus in 24 hours as the number of positive cases has surged to 346,476.

Sindh remains the worst-hit province by the pandemic in terms of cases followed by Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Islamabad.

Till now 150,834 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Sindh, 107,329 in Punjab, 40,843 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 22,110 in Islamabad, 16,152 in Balochistan, 4,830 in Azad Kashmir and 4,378 in Gilgit-Baltistan.

Furthermore 2,687 individuals have lost their lives to the epidemic in Sindh, 2,420 in Punjab, 1,290 in KP, 154 in Balochistan, 244 in Islamabad, 93 in GB and 112 in Azad Kashmir.

Pakistan has so far conducted 4,741,507 coronavirus tests and 31,904 in last 24 hours. 319,431 coronavirus patients have recovered in the country whereas 1,052 patients are in critical condition.