The total number of patients has increased to 25,837 after a record 1,764 new cases of corona virus infected were reported in Pakistan in a single day. The Ministry of Health gave this information on Friday. The Ministry of National Health Service said that the number of dead has risen to 594 in the last 24 hours due to the death of 35 more patients. He said that 7,530 people have been cured by this virus so far.
The ministry said the number of patients in Punjab is 10,033, while 9,093 in Sindh, 3,956 in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, 1,725 in Balochistan, Islamabad 558, 394 in Gilgit-Baltistan and 78 in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir, whereas so far 2,57,247 people have been screened in the country and 11,993 people have been screened in the last 24 hours.
Despite an increasing number of Corona virus cases, the government announced on Thursday to begin removing the lockdown from Saturday. Prime Minister Imran Khan said that nationwide lockdown will be ended in a phased manner in the country. He said that this decision has been taken due to problems being faced by business and people.