Only Six COVID-19 Related Deaths Reported In Pakistan: NCOC Claims

Only Six COVID-19 Related Deaths Reported In Pakistan: NCOC Claims

ISLAMABAD, Aug 16 (APP): The COVID-19  cases have seen a dramatic decrease in since only 670 new cases have been reported taking the case hold in Pakistan to 288,716 in the last 24 hours as reported by National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) on Coronavirus said on Sunday.

 The official said that 6,168 deaths had been reported from the disease with only six during the last 24 hours. He said that 266,301 patients had been recovered while 769 were in critical condition.

 He further added that 2,277,153 tests had been conducted while in the last 24 hours 24,022 tests were conducted. He said 125,904 cases were reported from Sindh, 95,391 from Punjab, 35,153 from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 15,378 from Islamabad, 2,486 from Gilgit Baltistan, 12,224 from Balochistan and 2,181 from Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK).  

While reporting the active cases he revealed that 4,162  cases were reported from Sindh, 6,768 from Punjab, 1,511 from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 2,073 from Islamabad, 312 from Gilgit Baltistan, 1,303 from Balochistan and 119 from Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK).  He also reported the total number of deaths in each province.

It was revealed that 2,317 deaths had been reported from Sindh, 2,182 from Punjab, 1,238 from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 173 from Islamabad, 60 from Gilgit Baltistan, 138 from Balochistan and 60 deaths were reported from AJK.  

The NCOC official revealed that 119,425 patients had recovered in Sindh, 86,441 in Punjab, 32,404 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 13,132 in Islamabad, 2,114 Gilgit Baltistan, 10,783 in Balochistan and 2,002 in AJK.