ISLAMABAD: The number of coronavirus infection cases in the country has reached to 5,374 and death toll to 93 on Monday morning in Pakistan.
The infection cases include 2594 in Punjab, 1411 in Sindh, 744 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 230 in Balochistan, 224 in Gilgit-Baltistan, 131 in Islamabad, and 40 in Azad Kashmir.
1,095 patients have recovered across the country.
Prime Minister’s Special Assistant on Information and Broadcasting Dr. Firdous Ashiq Awan on Monday said an effective global response to deal with COVID-19 was need of the hour.
“Global organizations like the United Nations, while pursuing universal charter of human rights, will have to play a leading role in evolving a strategy to provide relief and resources in order to protect people of the third world from starvation and poverty,” she saidiIn a tweet.
The special assistant said COVID-19 challenge had especially shaken the health and economy of the people of the development countries.
She said Prime Minister Imran Khan’s appeal to the world for debt relief was actually the voice of poor people of the developing nations. “Coronavirus pandemic can have more serious social and economic impact in developing countries,” she said.