The nationwide tally of Covid-19 patients stands at 191,088 with 69,536 cases in Punjab, 74,070 in Sindh, 23,887 in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, 9,817 in Balochistan, 1,365 in Gilgit-Baltistan, 11,483 in Islamabad and 930 in Azad Jammu and Kashmir.
The virus has claimed at least 3,810 lives while around 77,754 coronavirus patients have recovered.
12:47am: Balochistan reports two more fatalities, 183 new Covid-19 cases
Balochistan has reported 183 new Covid-19 cases, pushing the provincial tally to 9,817.
Two more patients lost their lives to the novel coronavirus during the last 24 hours, bringing the total fatalities to 108 in the province.
As many as 3,710 patients have also recovered from the contagious disease so far.
Punjab’s COVID-19 infections surpass 70,000
71,191 individuals have been infected with #Covid19 in Punjab till 10pm June 24, 2020. 1,655 new #coronavirus cases have been detected, 7,731 tests performed while 86 more lives have been lost in last 24 hrs 1,602 lives in total have been lost while 20,262 people have recovered pic.twitter.com/r5NcYo14EW— PDMA Punjab Official (@PdmapunjabO) June 24, 2020
11:31pm: AJK reports two more Covid-19 deaths, 38 new cases
Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) has reported 38 new Covid-19 cases, taking the tally to 930.
According to AJK health authorities, two more patients succumbed to the deadly disease, taking the fatalities to 25 in the region.
They further said that 390 patients have recovered so far.
8:20pm: Coronavirus cases fall for 5th straight day
New coronavirus cases in Pakistan continued to decline for a fifth consecutive day on Wednesday, official data showed. According to the Health Ministry, 3,892 cases were confirmed across the country over the past 24 hours, raising the overall count to 190,334.
The figure marked a fall of almost 3,000 from the record high of 6,895 reached slightly over a week ago on June 13. It was also the fifth day of declining cases — 6,604 on June 19, 4,951 on June 20, 4,471 on June 21, and 3,946 on June 22.
Fatalities have also decreased significantly over recent days, falling to 60 on Wednesday from the record high of 153 on June 19.
The death toll in the country now stands at 3,792, while recoveries increased by 4,283 to 77,754, raising the overall recovery ratio from 37% to 41.2%, according to the ministry’s data.