Death toll of COVID-19 tops 2,000 in Pakistan

Death toll of COVID-19 tops 2,000 in Pakistan

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ISLAMABAD, June 7 : The death toll of COVID-19 has risen to 2,002 with 98,943 confirmed cases in Pakistan, according to data updated by the country's health ministry Sunday morning. A total of 4,960 new cases and 67 deaths were reported in the last 24 hours, the ministry said.

Recovery rate stands at 33.8 percent of the total confirmed cases. The country's eastern Punjab province is the most affected region with 37,090 cases followed by southern Sindh province with 36,364 cases. Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan urged on Saturday the people to follow the standard operating procedures formed by the government against COVID-19. (UNI)