COVID-19: Pakistan’s confirmed cases jumps to 15,289, recovery rate rose to 3,425

The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Pakistan rose to 15,289 on Wednesday after new infections were confirmed in the country.
The province-wise break up of the total number of cases are as follows:
Total confirmed cases: 15,289• Sindh: 5,695
• Punjab: 5,827
• Khyber Pakhtunkhwa: 2,160
• Balochistan: 915
• Islamabad Capital Territory: 297
• Gilgit-Baltistan: 330
• AJK: 65
Deaths: 335
• Khyber Pakhtunkhwa: 114
• Sindh: 100
• Balochistan: 14
• Gilgit-Baltistan: 3
• Punjab: 100
• Islamabad Capital Territory: 4
Officials have recorded more than 3.1 million cases and 216,000 deaths since the virus emerged in China in December.
NDMA sets up hotline to register complaints of medical workers
The National Disaster Management Authority established a hotline for medical workers where they can register their complaints.
The cell number 051-111-157-157 will be active 24/7, the NDMA said, adding that medical workers can also complain about the shortage of personal protective equipment (PPE).
Parliament’s virtual or physical session to be convened after consensus: FM Qureshi
Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has said the decision to convene parliament’s virtual or physical session will be taken after consultation with all the political parties, reported Radio Pakistan.
Qureshi said all the parliamentary leaders have presented suggestions regarding convening the session.
“These suggestions are being sent to the National Assembly speaker who will take the final decision in light of the input from parliamentary leaders,” Qureshi said.

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