The nationwide tally of COVID-19 patients jumped to 22,550 while 1,049 cases were reported in 24 hours.
According to the latest figures by the National Command and Operation Center, Sindh remains the worst-hit province by the pandemic followed by Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Balochistan.
Till now 8,420 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Punjab, 8,189 in Sindh, 3,499 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 1,495 in Balochistan, 485 in Islamabad, 386 in Gilgit-Baltistan and 76 in Azad Kashmir.
Number of patients recovered from Coronavirus is 6,217 now.
Lockdown to be relaxed gradually in coming days: PM Imran
Prime Minister Imran Khan said the coronavirus lockdown will be further relaxed in the coming days as standard operating procedures (SOPs) based on precautionary measures have been prepared for all sectors.
While addressing a parliamentary party meeting, the premier stressed that the federal government is taking steps to provide relief to all classes because it is the need of the hour to serve the nation by keeping aside political differences.
“It is the best time for all the public representatives to serve people. Benefits of reduction in petroleum prices must be provided to all, therefore, assembly members should keep a check on rates with the help of administration.
“The members should work together with the authorities to ensure implementation over the official guidelines and mobilize the youth to counter the pandemic.