Pakistan reports 537 new coronavirus cases in past 24 hours

Staff Reporter

ISLAMABAD: The number of coronavirus cases and associated deaths are on the decline as 537 new infections and ten fatalities were reported across the country over the last 24 hours.

According to the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC),  thus far, 6,231 people have died from complications related to the contagion with the addition of fatalities reported over the previous 24 hours.

The number of confirmed cases reported across the country has jumped to 292,174.

As many as 25,537 tests were conducted during this period, taking the number of tests conducted across the country thus far to more than 2.4 million. The number of active coronavirus cases stands at 10,626.

Out of 1,920 ventilators allocated for critically ill Covid-19 patients, 131 are in use as 1,188 patients are under treatment at 735 hospitals across the country.

Thus far, Sindh has reported a total of 127,381 cases, Punjab 95,958, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa 35,545, Balochistan 12,424, Islamabad 15453, Azad Jammu and Kashmir 2,223 and Gilgit Baltistan 2,604.

Federal Minister for Planning and Development Asad Umar number of coronavirus cases has decreased in Pakistan but the risk still persists.