WANA: Five more cases of coronavirus have been reported in South Waziristan tribal district.

According to the Health Department sources, four students of Cadet College Wana have been diagnosed with coronavirus. A teacher of a school has also been diagnosed with the virus. The sources said some students also earlier tested positive.

During the current month, seven cases of coronavirus have been reported in South Waziristan. The sources said there are nine active cases of COVID-19 in the district at present.

No fresh update was filed by the KP Health Department regarding the latest situation of the virus on Saturday.

Currently the total corona cases in KP stand at 40,285, while the death toll stands at 1,288. Total recoveries are 37,955 and active corona cases in KP are now 1,042.

20 more die of corona in Pakistan

Overall in Pakistan, 20 more deaths from corona happened in the country over the last 24 hours with 1,502 new cases. The figure of recovered patients from the disease has reached 317,898 with 812 recoveries during last 24 hours. Active corona cases in Pakistan are at 16,912. As many as 890 virus patients are in critical condition in Pakistan.

According to official data, Islamabad has reported 335 new coronavirus cases with five more deaths, Gilgit-Baltistan has reported 11 cases and one death, while Azad Jammu and Kashmir has reported 80 new cases.

The data shows that Punjab’s total coronavirus infections have reached 106,208 with 352 new infections in the last 24 hours. For the fifth consecutive day, Punjab is reporting over 300 daily infections. Punjab also reported nine more fatalities, taking its death toll to 2,399.

Latest data shows that Sindh has reported 579 new cases of the coronavirus, taking the provincial tally to 148,922. Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah Friday said three more people lost their lives from the virus, taking death toll to 2,667.

With second wave of coronavirus effectively in place in Pakistan, the government has ruled out imposition of full lockdown keeping in view the economic difficulties of people and country at large. Smart lockdowns are being imposed at different hotspots in a hope of curbing the spread of the virus.

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