The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Pakistan rose to 85,264 on Thursday after new infections were confirmed in the country.
The province-wise break up of the total number of cases as of 9:30am, June 4, is as follows:
Total confirmed cases: 85,264
- Sindh: 32,910
- Punjab: 31,104
- Khyber Pakhtunkhwa: 11,373
- Balochistan: 5,224
- Islamabad Capital Territory: 3,544
- Gilgit-Baltistan: 824
- AJK: 285
- Khyber Pakhtunkhwa: 500
- Punjab: 607
- Sindh: 555
- Balochistan: 51
- Gilgit-Baltistan: 12
- Islamabad Capital Territory: 38
- AJK: 7
More than 6.43 million people have been reported infected with the novel coronavirus globally and over 380,000 have died, according to a Reuters tally.
10:10am — Islamabad, Pakistan — Pakistan reports most number of cases over 24 hours
Pakistan on Thursday reported another record number of cases with 4,688 new cases recorded in the country over the last 24 hours.
The country also recorded 82 deaths compared to 67 deaths recorded on Wednesday.
The number of tests conducted in the country so far are 20,167 with 20,000 per day sampling.
9:30am — Islamabad, Pakistan — Nationwide death toll climbs to 1,770
Death toll from the novel coronavirus climbed to 1,770 after more deaths were reported in the federal capital.
According to the national dashboard, four more deaths were reported in Islamabad in the last 24 hours to take the city’s tally to 38.
9:30am — Islamabad, Pakistan — Islamabad reports 356 new cases
Confirmed cases in the country jump past 85,000 on Thursday after new cases were detected in Islamabad.
According to the national dashboard, 356 new cases were recorded in the federal capital in the last 24 hours, taking the tally to 3,544 in the city.
One more case was also recorded in Azad Jammu and Kashmir taking the region’s tally to 285.
11:21pm/June 3 — Islamabad, Pakistan — Administration seals several areas to stem spread of coronavirus
The areas are as follows:
- Hawai Tech. Saudi Pak Tower, Blue Area, Islamabad
- Pakistan Sport Board, Islamabad
- Gulrajgan, Chatha Bakhtawar, Islamabad
- Street No 13-C, National Pace Foundation, E-11/4. Islamabad
- Main Street No 26, Sub Street-110, I-10/4, Islamabad
- Street No.111, G-9/4, Islamabad
- Street No 54, G-7/2, Islamabad
- Block No 6, PWD Colony, Islamabad
- Street No 62, G-6/4, Islamabad
10:53pm/June 3 — Islamabad, Pakistan — 17,000 tests conducted in 24 hours
Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Health Dr Zafar Mirza said that Pakistan conducted 17,000 tests in the last 24 hours, as the country’s infection rate stands at 24%.
“We are witnessing a surge in the local transmission of COVID-19 cases,” he said while speaking in Geo News’ programme “Aaj Shahzeb Khanzada Kay Sath”, adding: “The cases are more than we had anticipated.”
Dr Mirza said that the government was introducing an application to help people identify hospitals where they could go get treated for coronavirus.