The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Pakistan rose to 113,702 on Wednesday after new infections were confirmed in the country.
The province-wise break up of the total number of cases as of 9:30am, June 10, is as follows:
Total confirmed cases: 113,702
- Sindh: 41,303
- Punjab: 43,460
- Khyber Pakhtunkhwa: 14,527
- Balochistan: 7,031
- Islamabad Capital Territory: 5,963
- Gilgit-Baltistan: 974
- AJK: 444
- Punjab: 807
- Sindh: 696
- Khyber Pakhtunkhwa: 610
- Balochistan: 62
- Gilgit-Baltistan: 14
- Islamabad Capital Territory: 57
- AJK: 9
More than 7.21 million people have been reported infected with the novel coronavirus globally and over 408,000 have died, according to a Reuters tally.
10:35am – Karachi, Pakistan — Sindh govt to expand testing capacity of KU lab to 2,400: Murtaza Wahab
This is #COVID19 testing lab established by #SindhGovt at Karachi University. Its current capacity is 800 tests a day which is being further enhanced to 2,400 tests a day. It is because of such interventions, Sindh’s testing capacity from 80 has now crossed 8,000 tests a day pic.twitter.com/6VXrc4WFQg— SenatorMurtaza Wahab (@murtazawahab1) June 9, 2020
9:30am — Islamabad, Pakistan — Punjab, Islamabad, AJK report new cases, death toll climbs to 2,255
Confirmed cases in the country climbed to 113,702 on Wednesday after new cases were reported in Punjab, Islamabad and Azad Jammu and Kashmir.
According to the national dashboard, 2,641 cases were reported in Punjab, 178 cases were reported in Islamabad and 32 new cases were detected in AJK.
The country’s death toll also climbed to 2,255 after 34 deaths were reported in Punjab and five more in the federal capital.
11:30pm/June 9 — Islamabad, Pakistan — As many as 188 doctors providing services on government’s telehealth dashboard
The forum was apprised that the local authorities were taking strict action on Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) violation in across country markets, industries and transport aiming to contain COVID-19 spread.— Prime Minister's Office, Pakistan (@PakPMO) June 9, 2020
10:50pm/June 9 — Karachi, Pakistan — WHO is not an organisation representing PPP, Wahab slams PTI over easing lockdown
World Health Organisation does not represent the PPP, Sindh government spokesperson Murtaza Wahab said, while criticising federal government over its policy to ease the lockdown.
He said that the government and courts need to take stern actions because this pandemic cannot be tackled without it, he said while speaking in Geo News programme “Aaj Shahzeb Khanzada Kay Sath”.
The WHO, in its letter to the country, had mentioned that Pakistan did not meet any prerequisites of lifting the lockdown restrictions.