Six die as coronavirus claims lowest deaths since April in Pakistan
August 2, 2020
ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Only six deaths were reported due to coronavirus during the last 24 hours – lowest deaths since April – across the country, increasing the tally to 5,976. According to the data available with the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC), as many as 553 new cases were reported during the last 24 hours. There are only 25,146 active cases in the country currently. The number of people recovering from coronavirus has risen to 248,577. Sindh tops the coronavirus patients with 121,309, followed by Punjab with 93,173. There are 34,160 patients in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 11,762 in Balochistan, 15,052 in Islamabad, 2,086 in Azad Jammu and Kashmir and 2,157 in Gilgit. During the last 24 hours, total 14,003 tests were conducted across the country. As a result, total tests conducted so far have reached 20,010,177. Overall 225 patients are on the ventilator. Currently 1,618 patients are being treated in different hospitals.