COVID-19 cases surge past 36,000 in Pakistan; death toll at 788

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New Delhi (NVI): The total number of positive coronavirus in Pakistan has increased by more than a thousand cases, taking the overall tally to 36,717 with at least 788 fatalities recorded so far.

Looking at the breakdown of cases, Sindh province has reported 14,099 coronavirus cases, highest among all the provinces, while Punjab has 13,561 positive cases.

On the other hand, Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa has recorded 5,423 cases, Balochistan is at 2,239, Gilgit-Baltistan at 482, Islamabad at 822 and Pakistan-occupied Kashmir is at 91 cases so far, according to Geo News.

Meanwhile, the Sindh government has decided to set up six hospitals for the infectious disease across the province.

Nearly 8,000 people have recovered from the coronavirus so far.