ISLAMABAD: The National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) Chairman Lieutenant General Muhammad Afzal says around 2.2 million testing kits are available in the country to diagnose patients of coronavirus.
Talking to PTV, he said some 135 laboratories are functioning across the country to conduct tests of the deadly virus.
He said the federal and provincial governments have provided all medical equipment and other facilities including Personal Protective Equipment to facilitate the coronavirus patients.
Out of 221,896 COVID-19 positive patients, 113,623 have so far recovered from the disease across the country.
In Punjab, out of 78,956 corona patients, 33786 have recovered. In Sindh, 89,225 confirmed cases of Coronavirus have been reported. Of these, 49,926 have recovered. 27,170 cases have so far been reported in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and of these 14715 have recovered. In Balochistan, 10,666 Coronavirus have so far been reported. Of these, 5,073 have recovered.
13,195 cases have so far been reported in Islamabad and recoveries are 8,264.
In Azad Kashmir, there are 1,160 confirmed cases of coronavirus and of these 686 have recovered whilst in Gilgit-Baltistan, out of 1,524 cases, 1,173 patients have recovered.
The virus claimed lives of seventy eight people across the country during the last twenty four hours taking the death tally to 4,551.
22,941 corona tests were carried out during this period.