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Pakistan’s coronavirus cases soar to 17,611, death toll at 406

Pakistan’s coronavirus cases soar to 17,611, death toll at 406
May 1, 2020
ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The number of confirmed coronavirus cases across the country jumped to 17,611 on Friday. According to the National Command and Operation Center, there are 6,340 cases in Punjab, 6,675 in Sindh, 2,799 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 1,049 in Balochistan, 339 in Gilgit-Baltistan, 343 in Islamabad Capital Territory and 66 in Azad Kashmir. As many as 4,315 patients have so far recovered while the death toll from the virus stands at 385 with 24 new deaths and 990 new cases reported during the last 24 hours. On the other hand, 182,131 tests have been conducted since the outbreak of the pandemic, with 7,971 conducted 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.
Coronavirus in Pakistan
Confirmed Cases: 16,817 Cases (24 HRS): 990 Deaths (24 HRS): 24 Tests (24 HRS): 7,971 Total Tests: 182,131 Deaths: 385 Recovered: 4,315 Sindh: 6,053 Punjab: 6,340 Islamabad: 343 Balochistan: 1,049 KP: 2,627 AJK: 66 GB: 339