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  • At the least 70 extra folks have succumbed to coronavirus in Pakistan, taking the nationwide COVID-19 loss of life toll to 17,187.
  • As per the official NCOC knowledge, 4,825 new infections emerged on Monday.
  • The positivity fee of coronavirus in Pakistan stands at 9.61% as of at present.

At the least 70 extra folks have succumbed to coronavirus in Pakistan, taking the nationwide COVID-19 loss of life toll to 17,187, whereas over 4,800 new infections have been reported throughout the nation, the Nationwide Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) knowledge confirmed Monday.

Learn extra: Military notified by govt for help in implementing COVID-19 SOPs

As per the official knowledge, 50,161 exams have been performed within the final 24 hours, from which 4,825 exams returned optimistic.

The positivity fee of coronavirus in Pakistan stands at 9.61% as of at present (Monday) whereas the variety of energetic circumstances stands at 89,219.

The brand new circumstances have taken the nationwide tally of optimistic circumstances to 800,452 with 285,542 reported in Punjab, 290,788 in Sindh, 114,077 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 72,613 in Islamabad, 21,743 in Balochistan, 16,591 in Azad Jammu and Kashmir, and 5,258 in Gilgit Baltistan.

Highest single-day loss of life toll

Pakistan on Saturday reported 157 deaths as a result of COVID-19, making it the nation’s highest single-day loss of life toll because the coronavirus pandemic started final yr.

Beforehand, the best loss of life toll reported by the nation was 153 on June 20 final yr.

Govt seeks military’s assist in implementation of COVID-19 SOPs

The Federal Ministry for Inside on Sunday had issued a notification stating that Punjab, Gilgit-Baltistan, Balochistan, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, and the Islamabad Capital Territory will (in accordance with their wants) search the assistance of the Pakistan Military to strictly implement the coronavirus SOPs. The orders, nonetheless, don’t apply to Sindh.

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The Federal Minister for Inside Sheikh Rasheed had made the announcement and mentioned that the choice to hunt the help of the armed forces was taken throughout a gathering of the Nationwide Coordination Committee for Coronavirus on Friday, April 23, underneath the chairmanship of Prime Minister Imran Khan.

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