PESHAWAR: The death toll from the novel coronavirus in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has reached 951 as 16 new deaths were reported on Tuesday.

According to latest data shared by the KP Health Department, as many as 483 new cases were confirmed in the province during the last 24 hours, taking the tally to 26,598. The new infections include 22 persons who have returned through various international flights. Out of 16 new deaths, six have been reported in Peshawar, three in Abbottabad, and two each in Nowshera, Mardan, Dera Ismail Khan and Mansehra.

As many as 13,067 patients have recovered so far, including 441 during the last 24 hours.

District-wise data

Peshawar is still the most affected district from coronavirus in KP with 9,222 cases so far, including 193 during the last 24 hours, and 459 deaths, nearly the half of the total deaths in the province. As many as 4,765 people have recovered from the disease in the metropolis.

According to official data, Swat is the second most affected district with 92 deaths, Mardan has reported 51 deaths, Abbottabad has reported 42 deaths, Nowshera reported 40, Malakand reported 34, Bajaur reported 30, Kohat reported 28, Lower Dir reported 23, Swabi reported 20, Battagram reported 14, Dera Ismail Khan reported 13, Upper Dir, Karak and Charsadda reported 12 each, Buner and Mansehra reported 11 each, and Khyber tribal district has reported 10 deaths. 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, Kolai Palas, Torghar and Upper Chitral haven’t reported any coronavirus death so far, according to official data.

Countrywide death toll crosses 4,350

Death toll from COVID-19 in Pakistan has mounted to 4,456.

The total confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Pakistan have reached 212,541.

Of these, 84,656 have been reported in Sindh, 75,501 in Punjab, 26,598 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 10,476 in Balochistan, 12,775 in Islamabad Capital Territory, 1,470 in Gilgit-Baltistan and 1,065 in Azad Jammu and Kashmir.

As many as 98,503 patients have recovered from the virus in Pakistan.

Countrywide cases have slowed down to some extend after imposition of smart lockdown in many areas; however, death toll is still on the rise.