Pakistan reports 24 Covid deaths, 1758 confirmed cases

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New Delhi (NVI): In Pakistan, a total of 24 people have died from coronavirus while 1758 COVID-19 cases have been confirmed, reports Dawn.

The country has 53 cases recovered from the disease so far. However, there has been a spike in the number of deaths today as there were only 14 fatalities yesterday. Coronavirus also claimed 2 more lives in Karachi today.

Meanwhile, Punjab province reported the highest number of cases at 638, followed by Sindh at 566. Balochistan has reported 152 cases while 51 cases are from Islamabad. Cases in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa region today climbed to 217, while PoK reported 6 cases and Gilgit Baltistan 128 cases.

Many who have been tested positive in the neighboring country are pilgrims who returned from Iran, one of the worst-affected countries by the pandemic.

Rawalpindi also reported two deaths earlier today, while Gilgit-Baltistan reported the death of a medical professional yesterday, according to the country’s media reports.

Despite the lockdown, cases that were locally transmitted are being reported almost daily. However, it is not clear if the results coming forward are those of tests conducted a week before, reports in Pak media said.

Despite lockdown, cases that were locally transmitted are being reported almost daily.