Pakistan records lowest number of virus deaths in three months, says Zafar

Pakistan records lowest number of virus deaths in three months, says Zafar
Islamabad: Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Health, Dr. Zafar Mirza said that Pakistan recorded 20 Covid-19 deaths in the past 24 hours which is the lowest number of fatalities in the last three months.

He further stated that it was 87% reduction in COVID-19 related deaths, but warned that there was no room for complacency.

"Today, Alhamdolilah, we have the lowest number of deaths in Pakistan due to COVID-19 in last 3 months. We had a peak of 153 deaths on 20 June and in last 24 hours we had 20. This is 87% reduction in COVID-19 related deaths. Yet no place for any complacency!," Zafar Mirza tweeted.

 

The number of confirmed coronavirus cases surged to 274,289 in Pakistan on Monday, while the death toll stands at 5842.

According to National Command and Control Center (NCOC), more than 1,176 cases of coronavirus were reported while 20 people succumbed to the disease in the last 24 hours.

As many as 241,026 patients have recovered from the disease, while the country is still witnessing a consistent rise in the COVID-19 cases.