COVID-19

ISLAMABAD: The number of coronavirus cases has started receding in the country as 156,700 patients have so far recovered from COVID-19, bringing the total number of active cases in Pakistan to 86,975, said National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) on Sunday.
A total of 2,521 new cases surfaced during the last twenty-four hours taking the tally to 248,872, said NCOC. The death toll from the virus has reached 5,197 with 74 more deaths reported over the last twenty four hours.
The total reported cases include 86,556 in Punjab, 103,836 in Sindh, 30,078 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 11,157 in Balochistan, 14,023 in Islamabad, 1,658 in Gilgit-Baltistan and 1,564 in Azad Kashmir. A total of 24,211 corona tests were carried out during this period. – TLTP