44 more Covid-19 patients lose life in country

KARACHI: As many as 44 more patients died of coronavirus in Pakistan during the last 24 hours while 4,119 new virus cases emerged. The country-wide death toll from the virus has surged to 23,133 so far since the outbreak of the disease in February.

According to a Ministry of National Health Services, Regulation, and Coordination report issued on Wednesday, a total of 1,015,827 people have been tested positive for the coronavirus disease in the country since its outbreak in February 2020, out of which 371,762 were in Sindh, 354,312 in Punjab, 298,611 in Balochistan, 142,400 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 86,226 in Islamabad, 7,896 in Gilgit-Baltistan, and 23,370 in Azad Kashmir. However, 935,742 patients have recovered from the disease so far.