Health workers wearing protective gear move a body of a man who died from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), outside an isolation ward at the Ayub Teaching Hospital in Abbottabad, Pakistan. (Reuters)

Pakistan’s Coronavirus Tally Crosses 19,000, Dying Toll Now at 440

Health workers wearing protective gear move a body of a man who died from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), outside an isolation ward at the Ayub Teaching Hospital in Abbottabad, Pakistan. (Reuters)

Well being employees carrying protecting gear transfer a physique of a person who died from the coronavirus illness (COVID-19), outdoors an isolation ward on the Ayub Educating Hospital in Abbottabad, Pakistan. (Reuters)

The Ministry of Nationwide Well being Companies on Sunday acknowledged 23 Covid-19 sufferers died within the final 24 hours.

  • PTI
  • Final Up to date: Might 3, 2020, 12:44 PM IST

Islamabad: Pakistan’s coronavirus tally crossed 19,000 on Sunday after 989 new sufferers have been recognized within the final 24 hours.

The Ministry of Nationwide Well being Companies mentioned 23 sufferers died on this interval, taking the full toll to 440. To this point, 4,817 individuals have recovered from the lethal virus, the ministry mentioned.

Out of the full 19,103 virus sufferers within the nation, Punjab has reported 7,106 circumstances, Sindh 7,102, Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa 2,907, Balochistan 1,172, Islamabad 393, Gilgit-Baltistan 356 and Pakistan-occupied Kashmir 67 circumstances.

The authorities to date have carried out 203,025 checks, together with 8,716 within the final 24 hours.

Prime Minister Imran Khan on Saturday evening mentioned he was undecided when the vaccine towards COVID-19 will likely be accessible and expressed fears that “we might should dwell with the coronavirus for six months or (even) a yr”.

Khan mentioned the warfare towards the pandemic could be gained by knowledge and never through the use of power to close down the lots.

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