Coronavirus pandemic
Confirmed cases surge past 3,000 in Pakistan
Statesman Report
ISLAMABAD: The number of confirmed cases in Pakistan rose to 3,124 on Sunday after more cases were reported across the country.
In Punjab, more than 100 new cases were reported across the province, taking the provincial tally to 1,380.
Balochistan reported three new cases, taking the provincial tally to 189.
“We took 43 samples, of which three came back positive, the rest negative,” Balochistan government spokesperson said.
The spokesperson added 32 patients have recovered from the virus in the province so far. On the other hand, SIndh's tally of confirmed cases rose to 881 after 37 new cases were reported in the province.
On Sunday, new cases were also reported in Gilgit Baltistan and Azad Jammu and Kashmir. According to officials, four new cases were reported n GB taking its tally to 210, while AJK reported two new cases taking its tally to 14. The country also reported two new deaths, one in Sindh and the other in KP, taking the nationwide toll to 45.