ISLAMABAD -UNS – Pakistan on Sunday has reported 86 deaths from novel coronavirus while the total number of cases has surged to 5038.
According to details, 2,425 patients have been tested positive for the epidemic in Punjab, 1,318 in Sindh, 697 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 228 in Balochistan, 216 in Gilgit-Baltistan, 119 in Islamabad and 35 in Azad Kashmir.
So far, 1,026 patients have recovered in the country while 37 are in critical condition.
Several areas of Lahore sealed over coronavirus fears
Several areas of Lahore have been sealed after the coronavirus cases kept rising in the provincial capital of Punjab.
After the increasing number of coronavirus cases in the city, 10 areas including Raiwind, Sikandria Colony, Nawan Kot, Makhanpura, Beghum Kot Shahdara, Rustam Park Gulshan e Ravi, Small industries housing society Defence and Mughalpura Railway colony have been completely sealed.
Streets adjacent to Chah Miran market have been closed off with barriers, 154 homes and markets have been completely locked down and test samples of more than 50 suspects have been sent to laboratories for testing.