- Virtually 100 officers and personnel of the Sindh Police check constructive for coronavirus over the past week.
- Sindh Police spokesperson says a minimum of 24 cops have died of coronavirus to this point.
- Spokesperson provides that the whole variety of law enforcement officials and personnel affected by the coronavirus has risen to six,250.
KARACHI: Virtually 100 officers and personnel of the Sindh Police have examined constructive for COVID-19, the possibly lethal illness brought on by the novel coronavirus, over the past week, Geo Urdu reported Sunday.
In line with a spokesperson for the Sindh Police, dozens of officers have contracted the coronavirus inside per week, with the exams of 94 of them coming constructive over the past seven days.
The brand new circumstances have bumped up the whole variety of law enforcement officials and personnel affected by the coronavirus to six,250, the Sindh Police spokesperson added, noting that 24 cops have died of COVID-19 to this point.
Pakistan’s worrying coronavirus state of affairs
On Friday, Pakistan had crossed the 600,000-case mark after 2,701 new infections have been reported, in response to the every day knowledge issued by the physique monitoring Pakistan’s coronavirus state of affairs — the Nationwide Command and Operations Centre (NCOC) — with the rise signalling alarm for policymakers.
A breakdown of the information confirmed that of the 600,198 circumstances, 10,816, 19,171, 4,959, 46,963, 75,052, 182,576, and 260,661 have been reported from Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK), Balochistan, Gilgit Baltistan, Islamabad, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Punjab, and Sindh, respectively.
The NCOC added that 54 new deaths have been additionally recorded in Pakistan within the final 24 hours, taking the nationwide tally of coronavirus-related deaths to 13,430 — of which Sindh, Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Islamabad, Balochistan, Gilgit-Baltistan, and AJK reported 4,452, 5,698, 2,138, 520, 202, 103, and 317 deaths, respectively.