ISLAMABAD: The emergence of 2,076 new infections over the last twenty-four hours has taken the nationwide tally of coronavirus to 61,227 by Thursday morning.
22,037 cases have so far been detected in Punjab, 24206 in Sindh, 8483 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 3616 in Balochistan, 2015 in Islamabad, 651 in Gilgit-Baltistan, and 219 in Azad Kashmir.
20,231 patients have so far recovered from the virus while the death toll stands at 1260 with 36 deaths reported during the last twenty-four hours. 404 people are in critical condition.
‘Centre to consult province before taking any decision on lockdown’
Sindh Minister for Information, Local Government, Housing & Town Planning Syed Nasir Hussain Shah on Thursday said the federal government will consult province before taking any decision on lockdown.
Nasir Hussain Shah said no new decision had been made so far to tighten or ease the lockdown in the province.
He said the shopkeepers should open their shops in accordance with the standard operating procedures issued by the Sindh government and take precautions.