Pakistan’s nationwide coronavirus positive cases tally surges to 11,070 on Thursday night after new positive COVID-19 cases were reported, just one day ahead of Ramazan.
88 new coronavirus cases were confirmed in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, taking the provincial tally to 1,541, according to the KP health department.
The KP province also reported two deaths, in Peshawar and Charsadda, with KP’s death toll from the virus so far rising to 85.
The number of patients who have recovered in KP rose by 41 on Thursday.
88 new cases confirmed today taking the total provincial tally to 1,541. 31 of the new cases were confirmed from our quarantine centers for Torkham and international flight returnees. 2 new deaths were reported taking tally to 85. 41 new recoveries, taking the tally to 455. pic.twitter.com/NW86ZNELEg— Health Department KP (@HealthKPGovt) April 23, 2020
Meanwhile, Balochistan reported 55 new cases of the coronavirus. Provincial government spokesperson Liaquat Shahwani confirmed the figures.
Balochistan’s tally of cases is now 607.
10 new coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Islamabad, according to the government’s COVID-19 portal, bringing the total number of cases detected in the federal capital to 214.
In Azad Jammu and Kashmir, 4 new coronavirus cases have been confirmed according to the government’s COVID-19 portal.
The tally of cases in AJK now stands at 55. AJK has the least number of confirmed cases among all Pakistani regions.
61 new coronavirus cases were confirmed in Punjab, taking the provincial tally to 4,767,
Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar in a tweet shared that another five people died in the province, where the death toll from the virus so far stands at 65.
Meanwhile, 115 people recovered from the disease as of Thursday.
115 more #COVID19 patients have recovered in Punjab taking total number of recoveries to 905 Alhamdulillah.— Usman Buzdar (@UsmanAKBuzdar) April 23, 2020
Tests conducted so far: 67,882
Total Positive cases: 4,767