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Pakistan’s coronavirus death toll increases to 107, cases rise to 5,988

Pakistan’s coronavirus death toll increases to 107, cases rise to 5,988
April 15, 2020
ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The death toll increased to 107 after 11 more deaths were reported during the last 24 hours. According to the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC), the number of total patients soared to 5,988 with 272 new cases across the country on Wednesday. Punjab tops the patients tally with 2,945 cases followed by Sindh with 1,518. There are 140 patients in Islamabad, 865 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 240 in Balochistan, 46 in Azad Jammu and Kashmir and 234 in Gilgit-Baltistan. In total, 1,446 patients have recovered so far. Of them, the condition of 46 is stated to be critical. The number of tests conducted so far is 73,439 with 3,280 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: 5,988 Cases (24 HRS): 272 Deaths (24 HRS): 11 Tests (24 HRS): 3,280 Total Tests: 73,439 Deaths: 107 Recovered: 1,446 Sindh: 1,518 Punjab: 2,945 Islamabad: 140 Balochistan: 240 KP: 865 AJK: 46 GB: 234