Worldwide death toll from coronavirus surpasses 11,000
KARACHI: Worldwide death toll from coronavirus has surpassed 11, 400. The number of people infected from this novel viral infection has exceeded 267,000, while 91, 952 people have recovered around the globe.
The death toll from the new coronavirus has surpassed 5,000 in Europe only. In Italy, Spain and Germany a steep rise in infections has been reported.
Italy announced 627 more deaths the biggest day-to-day increase in the country’s four-week epidemic and total number of deaths in Italy has now reached 4,032, while 47,000 people are still hospitalised.
Spain’s death toll has also increased to more than 1,000, while in Iran the number of fatalities hit another grim milestone of more than 1,400. In the United States, over 264 people have died and 19, 640 are admitted to hospitals.
According to a foreign news agency, 450 succumbed to the virus in France and 12,000 others were infected of this disease. 344 citizens are affected in Saudi Arabia, 60 new cases reported in Indonesia, while 32 have died here. The number of patients has risen to 1030 in Malaysia.
Death toll in India has climbed to five, while 258 others are infected.
Three people have so far been died from the viral disease in Pakistan and about 500 are infected. The largest number of patients belong to Sindh, 245. Balochistan has 81 patients, Punjab 78 and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa 23.
Nine patients are under treatment in Islamabadk, 12 in Gilgit-Baltistan, and one patient hails from Azad Jammu and Kashmir.
139 quarantine centres have been established across Pakistan for 23, 557 people. A quarantine facility for 600 Zaireen arriving from Iran is established in Taftan. Chaman and Torkham also have quarantine facility for 600.