COVID-19: Pakistan’s confirmed cases jumped to 80,463, recovery rate rose to 28,923
The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Pakistan rose to 80,463 on Wednesday after new infections were confirmed in the country.
The province-wise break up of the total number of cases are as follows:
Total confirmed cases: 80,463
• Sindh: 31,086
• Punjab: 29,489
• Khyber Pakhtunkhwa: 10,897
• Balochistan: 4,740
• Islamabad Capital Territory: 3,188
• Gilgit-Baltistan: 779
• AJK: 284
• Khyber Pakhtunkhwa: 490
• Punjab: 570
• Sindh: 526
• Balochistan: 49
• Gilgit-Baltistan: 12
• Islamabad Capital Territory: 34
• AJK: 7
More than 6.39 million people have been reported infected with the novel coronavirus globally and over 379,000 have died, according to a Reuters tally.
PPP senator Maula Bux Chandio tests positive for the virus
PPP leader Maula Bux Chandio became the latest lawmaker to contract the coronavirus, confirmed a spokesperson of the senator.
According to the spokesperson, the senator is in home isolation and his daughter-in-law and wife have also tested positive for the virus. He added that servant of the senator has also tested positive for the virus.