Corona cases in Pakistan rose to 261,917, recovery rate rose to 198,509


The number of confirmed Corona cases in Pakistan rose to 261,917 on Saturday after new infections were confirmed in the country.

• Sindh: 111,238
• Punjab: 89,465
• Khyber Pakhtunkhwa: 31,669
• Balochistan: 11,405
• Islamabad Capital Territory: 14,504
• Gilgit-Baltistan: 1,796
• AJK: 1,840
Deaths: 5,522
• Punjab: 2,067
• Sindh: 1,952
• Khyber Pakhtunkhwa: 1,130
• Balochistan: 131
• Islamabad Capital Territory: 157
• Gilgit-Baltistan: 39
• AJK: 46
RECOVERED: 198,509
World records one million coronavirus cases in 100 hours: Reuters tally
Global coronavirus infections passed 14 million on Friday, according to a Reuters tally, marking the first time there has been a surge of 1 million cases in under 100 hours.
The US with more than 3.6 million confirmed cases, is still seeing huge daily jumps in its first wave of COVID-19 infections. The country has reported a daily global record of more than 77,000 new infections on Thursday.
The pandemic has now killed more than 590,000 people in almost seven months.
India, the only other country with more than 1 million cases, has been grappling with an average of almost 30,000 new infections each day for the last week.
China reports 22 new coronavirus cases
China reported 22 new coronavirus cases up from 10 cases a day earlier, the health authority said on Saturday.
Of the new infections, 16 were in the far western region of Xinjiang, according to a statement by the National Health Commission. The other six were imported cases.
As of Friday, mainland China had 83,644 confirmed coronavirus cases, the health authority said. The COVID-19 death toll remained at 4,634.


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