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A day after reopening schools, Pakistan reports 665 coronavirus cases as tally reaches 303,089

The Ministry of National Health Services said that four more people succumbed to the disease due to which the current toll stands at 6,393.

Published: 16th September 2020 12:41 PM  |   Last Updated: 16th September 2020 12:41 PM   |  A+A-

A worker disinfects shoes of a student upon her arrival at a school, in Lahore, Pakistan. (Photo | AP)

By PTI

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has reported 665 new cases of coronavirus, taking the total number of infections in the nation to 303,089, the health ministry said on Wednesday.

The Ministry of National Health Services said that four more people succumbed to the disease due to which the current toll stands at 6,393.

"The current COVID-19 cases stand at 303,089 while the deaths have surged to 6,393," the health ministry said in a statement.

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The ministry said that about 571 patients were in critical condition. However, 290,760 people have fully recovered, making it a significant number.

"The data showed that the number of active patients was 5,936," the ministry said.

Sindh so far reported 132,591 cases, Punjab 97,946, Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa 37,140, Islamabad 15,984, Balochistan 13,690, Gilgit-Baltistan 3,297 and Pakistan-occupied Kashmir 2,441 cases.

Another 29,097 tests were carried out in the last 24 hours, taking the number of total tests so far done in the country to 3,024,987.


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