COVID-19 deaths at 85 in Pakistan; cases surpass 5,400

New Delhi (NVI): The total number of coronavirus cases in Pakistan has reached 5,478, while 85 people have died of the disease so far, according to Geo news.

1,095 COVID-19 patients have recovered from the virus in the country, including Sindh and Punjab province.

Nearly half of the total confirmed cases are from Punjab province alone, at 2,656.

Looking at the breakdown of cases, the Sindh province has reported 1,452 cases while Balochistan has 231 cases so far. The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province has 744 cases, Islamabad 131, Gilgit Baltistan 224 and 40 in Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK).

A steady rise in the new cases has been registered despite more than 3-week lockdown in the country.