Situation Report: Pakistan Adds 1,779 New Cases, 34 Deaths in One Day

The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Pakistan rose to 52,473 on Saturday after new infections were confirmed in the country.

The province-wise break up of the total number of cases as of 9:40am, May 23, is as follows:

Total confirmed cases: 52,473

  • Sindh: 20,883
  • Punjab: 18,730
  • Khyber Pakhtunkhwa: 7,391
  • Balochistan: 3,198
  • Islamabad Capital Territory: 1,457
  • Gilgit-Baltistan: 607
  • AJK: 171

Deaths: 1,101

  • Khyber Pakhtunkhwa: 381
  • Sindh: 340
  • Punjab: 324
  • Balochistan: 39
  • Gilgit-Baltistan: 4
  • Islamabad Capital Territory: 12
  • AJK: 1

Officials have recorded more than 5.1 million cases and more than 332,000 deaths since the virus emerged in China in December.

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According to the national dashboard, 14 new deaths were reported in Punjab, taking the provincial tally to 324.


9:40am — Islamabad, Pakistan — Confirmed cases in Pakistan soar to 52,000

The nationwide tally of confirmed coronavirus rose to 52,437 after 1,743 new cases were reported in the country in the last 24 hours.

According to the national dashboard, 275 new cases were reported in Punjab, 131 new cases in Islamabad Capital Territory and 13 new cases in Azad Jammu and Kashmir.

Sindh leads the tally with the highest number of reported cases in the province, 20,883 followed by Punjab which has reported 18,730 cases so far. Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has reported 7,391, Balochistan 3,198, Islamabad, 1,457, Gilgit Baltistan 607 and AJK has reported 171 cases of the virus.

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