Coronavirus cases surpass 2.50 lakh in Pakistan; death toll tops 5,200

New Delhi (NVI): The total number of coronavirus cases in Pakistan today crossed the 2,50,000-mark after detection of 2,769 new cases in the last 24 hours.

Meanwhile, the coronavirus death toll jumped to 5,226 today after 69 new fatalities were reported during this period.

Looking at the breakdown of cases, Sindh reported 1,05,533 coronavirus cases, highest among all the provinces, while Punjab has 87,043 positive cases.

On the other hand, Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa has recorded 30,486 cases, Balochistan is at 11,185, Gilgit-Baltistan at 1,671, Islamabad at 14,108 and Pakistan-occupied Kashmir is at 1,599 cases so far, according to media reports.

A total of 1,61,917 patients have recovered from the disease so far in the country. Another 1,837 patients were in critical condition.