KARACHI/LAHORE/ISLAMABAD/PESHAWAR/QUETTA: The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Pakistan rose to 11,736 on Friday after new infections were confirmed in the country.
The province-wise break up of the total number of cases as of 11:46pm, April 24, is as follows:
Total confirmed cases: 11,736
• Sindh: 3,945
• Punjab: 4,851
• Khyber Pakhtunkhwa: 1,708
• Balochistan: 656
• Islamabad Capital Territory: 214
• Gilgit-Baltistan: 307
• AJK: 55
• Khyber Pakhtunkhwa: 89
• Sindh: 75
• Balochistan: 10
• Gilgit-Baltistan: 3
• Punjab: 68
• Islamabad Capital Territory: 3
Officials have recorded more than 2.7 million cases and 190,000 deaths since the virus emerged in China in December.
Read on for the latest updates from Pakistan and around the world.
Disclaimer: There may be some discrepancy in the number of confirmed cases reported at the country level due to differences in figures quoted by federal and provincial authorities.
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The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa health department has reported four more deaths in the province, taking the grim total to 89.
A sharp surge in the number of cases was also reported. The tally rose to 1,708 after 167 new cases were documented. Of these, 56 are said to be international passengers put up in quarantine centres.
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