The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Pakistan rose to 43,966 on Tuesday after new infections were confirmed in the country.
The province-wise break up of the total number of cases as follows:
Total confirmed cases: 43,966
• Sindh: 17,241
• Punjab: 15,976
• Khyber Pakhtunkhwa: 6,230
• Balochistan: 2,820
• Islamabad Capital Territory: 1,034
• Gilgit-Baltistan: 550
• AJK: 115
• Khyber Pakhtunkhwa: 334
• Sindh: 280
• Balochistan: 38
• Gilgit-Baltistan: 4
• Punjab: 273
• Islamabad Capital Territory: 9
• AJK: 1
Officials have recorded more than 4.8 million cases and more than 317,000 deaths since the virus emerged in China in Decembe
KP reports 11 deaths, 324 new cases
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa health department has reported 11 more deaths in the province, taking the grim total to 345, the highest in the country.
The tally of infected also rose by 324 to hit a total of 6,554.
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“Doctors and medical workers are frontline soldiers in the fight against coronavirus. We will do whatever we can to ensure the supply of protective gear for them,” said the governor.