Islamabad, Aug 20 (PTI) Pakistan has reported 513 new cases of coronavirus, taking the number of infections in the country to 290,958, the health ministry said on Thursday.
The Ministry of National Health Services also said the death toll in the country due to the coronavirus reached 6,209 after eight patients died due to the infection in the last 24 hours.
The ministry said that 272,804 people have recovered so far while 725 were in critical condition.
So far Sindh province has detected 127,060 patients, Punjab 95,800, Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa 35,468, Islamabad 15,425, Balochistan 12,403 and Gilgit-Baltistan 2,583 and Pakistan-occupied Kashmir reported 2,219 cases, according to local Pakistani media reports.
So far 2,363,725 tests were conducted, including 23,670 in the last 24 hours. PTI SH RUP RUP