COVID-19; Number of cases crosses 490,000 in Pakistan
According to a Baaghi TV report, the global epidemic Corona virus has infected another 1,497 people in Pakistan. After which the total number of affected people has reached 490,476.
According to the National Command and Operations Center (NCOC), 59 more deaths have been reported from Corona in the last 24 hours across the country, bringing the death toll to 10,409.
In Pakistan, 444,360 patients of Corona have recovered and 35,707 are undergoing treatment.
The highest number of deaths due to corona has occurred in Punjab where 4,160 people have lost their lives. While 3,623 people have lost their lives in Sindh, 1,683 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 428 in Islamabad, 101 in Gilgit-Baltistan, 185 in Balochistan and 229 in Azad Kashmir.
The number of corona cases in Islamabad is 38,395, in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa 59,729, in Sindh 219,452, in Punjab 141,393, in Balochistan 18,254, in Azad Kashmir 8,383 and in Gilgit-Baltistan 4,870 people have been affected by corona. The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has confirmed a new type of corona in Pakistan.
A new strain of corona virus was found in two Pakistanis, according to the National Institutes of Health, both returned home from the UK. Punjab Health Minister Yasmeen Rashid said that four suspicious patients of the new type of corona are from Lahore. All four have been tested and sent to NIH.
He said that Pakistani researchers have also joined hands to prevent a new type of corona. The new type of corona, the responsibility of each research has been assigned to the researchers. According to the National Command and Operations Center, the rate of corona positive cases nationwide has risen to 5.92%. In Karachi, the rate of corona positive cases is higher at 13.84%.
Hyderabad has 8.79%, Swat 7.89%, Azad Jammu and Kashmir 2.14%, Balochistan 4.95%, Islamabad 3.98%, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa 5.87%, Punjab 4.44% and Sindh 8.40% positive cases.
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