PESHAWAR: The death toll from the novel coronavirus in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has reached 879 as 10 new deaths were reported on Thursday.

According to latest data shared by the KP Health Department, as many as 416 new cases were confirmed in the province during the last 24 hours, taking the tally to 24,303. The new infections include 61 those persons who have returned through various international flights. Out of 10 new deaths, four have been reported in Peshawar, two in Swat, and one each in Charsadda, Mardan, Upper Dir and Shangla.

As many as 11,449 patients have recovered so far, including 352 during the last 24 hours. As many as 137,000 tests have been conducted in KP so far.

Peshawar is still the most affected district from coronavirus in KP with 8,423 cases so far, including 166 during the last 24 hours, and 426 deaths, nearly the half of the total deaths in the province. As many as 4,547 people have recovered from the disease in the metropolis.

According to official data, Swat is the second most affected district with 88 deaths, Mardan has reported 47 deaths, Abbottabad has reported 38 deaths, Malakand and Nowshera reported 34, Bajaur reported 27, Kohat reported 25, Lower Dir reported 22, Swabi reported 19, Battagram reported 14, Upper Dir reported 13, Charsadda reported 12, and Dera Ismail Khan, Karak and Khyber tribal district have reported 10 deaths each. The death toll in other districts of KP is in single digit figure.

The districts of Tank, North Waziristan, South Waziristan, Lower Kohistan, Upper Kohistan, Torghar and Upper Chitral haven’t reported any coronavirus death so far, according to official data.

Countrywide death toll reaches 3,931

Death toll from COVID-19 in Pakistan has mounted to 3,931.

The total confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Pakistan have mounted to 194,613.

Of these, 75,168 have been reported in Sindh, 71,191 in Punjab, 24,303 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 9,946 in Balochistan, 11,710 in Islamabad Capital Territory, 1,365 in Gilgit-Baltistan and 930 in Azad Jammu and Kashmir.

As many as 81,307 patients have recovered from the virus in Pakistan.

Imposition of smart lockdown in some high-risk areas in Pakistan as delivered good results as considerable reduction has been witnessed in the new infections and deaths.