Islamabad reports another 53 cases of COVID-19 in 24 hrs

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ISLAMABAD, Oct 04 (DNA): Federal capital city reported another 53 cases
of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours as a spike in cases of disease being
witnessed.

As many as 4,746 samples were tested during the last 24 hours, out of which
53 turned out to be positive, federal health authorities said.

So far, Islamabad has reported 16,766 cases of the coronavirus, however
the tally of active cases in the city have dropped to 549. Overall 183
patients have died of COVID-19 in the capital city. In past 24 hours 51
patients in the city were recovered to health.

Prime Minister Imran Khan in a social media statement said, “There is a
fear onset of winter could result in 2nd wave. I urge everyone to wear
face masks in public to avoid a spike. All offices & ed institutions
must ensure masks are worn.”

Pakistan reported six more coronavirus-related deaths during the past 24
hours, pushing the death toll from the deadly disease to 6,513.

The number of Covid-19 cases across the country has reached 314,616 with
the addition of the new cases. There are 9,135 active COVID-19 cases as
298,968 patients have recuperated from the infection.

More than 3.6 million tests have been conducted in the country and 513
of the patients under treatment at various hospitals across the country
are said to be in critical condition.

So far, Sindh has reported 138,050 cases of the coronavirus, Punjab
99,812, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa 37,973, Balochistan 15,371, Islamabad 16,766,
Gilgit Baltistan 3,828, and Azad Jammu and Kahsmir 2,816 infections. DNA

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