Coronavirus: Pakistan’s confirmed cases jumps to 9,749, recovery rate rose to 2,156

The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Pakistan rose to 9,749 on Wednesday after new infections were confirmed in the country.
The province-wise break up of the total number of cases is as follows:
Total confirmed cases: 9,749
• Sindh: 3,053
• Punjab: 4,328
• Khyber Pakhtunkhwa: 1,345
• Balochistan: 495
• Islamabad Capital Territory: 194
• Gilgit-Baltistan: 281
• AJK: 51
Deaths:209
• Khyber Pakhtunkhwa: 80
• Sindh: 66
• Balochistan: 6
• Gilgit-Baltistan: 3
• Punjab: 51
• Islamabad Capital Territory: 3
Officials have recorded more than 2.5 million cases and more than 169,000 deaths since the virus emerged in China in December.
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“The situation will become clearer with the increase in the ratio of coronavirus tests,” he added.

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