Coronavirus: 95 percent patients recover as tally rises to 295,849 in Pakistan
280, 682 patients recovered across the country
In Pakistan, over 95 percent of patients have recovered from the novel coronavirus since the outbreak of the pandemic. The country has confirmed 295, 849 cases on Monday evening. A total of 280, 682 patients have recovered from the virus as per the statistics shared by federal and provincial governments.
The virus has caused 6, 294 deaths so far, Asad Umar, the Federal Minister for Planning says. Mr. Umar stated that the mortality rate in Pakistan appears to be low as compared to other parts of the globe.
Umar expressed these views while chairing a meeting of the national coordination committee (NCC) the other day. He however said the government was committed to cope with any emergency situation in the future.
Sindh province stands first in terms of coronavirus cases. It has confirmed 129, 348 cases. Most of the deaths of the virus have also been reported from Karachi and other parts of Sindh.
Despite being a populous province of the country, Punjab has contained the virus. The province has up till now confirmed 96,769 cases of the deadly virus since the outbreak of the pandemic.
The provincial health department has confirmed 12, 869 cases of the COVID19. The Corona Cell has confirmed 141 deaths caused by the virus. The mortality ratio in the province is low as compared to other parts of the country, Liaquat Shahwani, the Spokesman government of Balochistan told the daily Quetta Voice.
He said the testing capacity of the health department has been improved and efforts were on to reach out to maximum number of the patients.
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has confirmed 36,046 cases of the virus. Whereas Islamabad has reported 15,625 cases, AJK 2,298, GB 2896.
Cases across the country continue to decline as per the federal ministry of health. In view of the declining number of cases, the federal government has also eased lockdown to facilitate the masses and especially support the daily wage workers.