There have been 1,446 new cases of corona virus infected reported in the last 24 hours in Pakistan, after which the total number of infected people in the country has reached to 59,151. The Ministry of Health said on Wednesday that after the death of 28 more patients from this dangerous virus, the number of deaths reached to 1,225 figure.
Sindh province has the highest number of 23,507 cases, this is followed by 21,118 in Punjab, 8,259 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 3,536 in Balochistan, 1,879 in Islamabad, 638 in Gilgit-Baltistan and 214 in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir.
The Ministry said that so far 4,99,399 tests have been done, of which 8,491 tests have been conducted in the last 24 hours, whereas so far 19,412 patients have become healthy. Although officials are constantly saying that Pakistan can conduct 30,000 tests regularly, but it has not been done so far.
Meanwhile, the head of the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA), Lt Gen Muhammad Afzal, said that there is no shortage of ventilators and PPE kits in Pakistan, addressing the media on Monday, he said that the situation is ‘under control’.