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Pakistan reports another 4,298 COVID-19 cases and 140 deaths in a single day

Asad Umar urges nation to celebrate Eid with simplicity

Pakistan's total coronavirusPakistan's total coronavirus caseload has surged to 850,000, since the pandemic started - OyeYeah News
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Pakistan has reported another 4,298 COVID-19 cases and 140 deaths in a single day!

With the newly reported cases, Pakistan’s total coronavirus caseload has surged to 850,000, since the pandemic started. While the total death toll has climbed to 18,677.

According to the statistics released by NCOC on Friday, Pakistan’s coronavirus positivity ratio stands at 9.58%.

During the last 24 hours, 44,846 tests were conducted across the country.

Furthermore, 4,631 coronavirus recoveries were reported during the last 24 hours, according to the government’s portal for tracking the spread of the disease in the country.

The total number of recoveries has risen to 747,755 and the recovery rate is 88.0 percent.

Region-wise reported COVID-19 cases and deaths are as follows:
  • Punjab: 1,995 coronavirus cases and 82 death
  • Khyber Pakhtunkhwa: 792 virus cases and 40 deaths
  • Balochistan: 116 virus cases and 3 deaths
  • Sindh: 966 cases and 10 deaths
  • Islamabad: 349 cases, 3 deaths
  • AJK: 77 cases, 5 deaths
  • GB: 3 cases

The National Command and Control center and its Chief Asad Umar have been constantly reminding citizens to be careful against the virus.

Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar, in a tweet on Friday urged the nation to celebrate the last few days of Ramazan and Eidul Fitr with simplicity and while being cautious.

Extending greetings on Juma Tul Wida, Asad Asad Umar in a Tweet said, “by the grace of God and due to timely decisions, Pakistan was not in the same position as neighbouring India. Let’s spend this important time together while being cautious.”

the authorSaman Siddiqui
Saman Siddiqui, A freelance journalist with a Master’s Degree in Mass Communication and MS in Peace and Conflict Studies. Associated with the media industry since 2006. Experience in various capacities including Program Host, Researcher, News Producer, Documentary Making, Voice Over, Content Writing Copy Editing, and Blogging, and currently associated with OyeYeah since 2018, working as an Editor.