Pakistan’s coronavirus cases on Monday crossed the 72,00-mark with 2,964 new patients while the death toll climbed to 1,543 after 60 people lost their lives in the last 24 hours, health officials said.
According to the ministry of national health services, 2,964 new infections surfaced over the last 24 hours, taking the nationwide tally of coronavirus to 72,460.
The death toll reached 1,543 after 60 more deaths were reported during the last 24 hours.
According to the ministry, 28,245 cases have been diagnosed in Sindh, 26,240 in Punjab, 10,027 in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, 4,393 in Balochistan, 2,589 in Islamabad, 711 in Gilgit-Baltistan, and 255 in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir.
The ministry showed that 26,083 patients have been recovered so far from the virus. The authorities have conducted 561,136 tests, including 14,398 in the last 24 hours.