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According to the recent figure by Nation Command and Operation Center (NCOC), 213 new COVID-19 cases have been added to the infected patients in Pakistan. Meanwhile, the deadly disease has claimed 6 more deaths in the past 24 hours.

The current static reports state the positive cases of COVID-19 have climbed up to 295,849. Although, intensifying the death toll of nationwide to 6,249 until now. On the other hand, a total of 280,682 patients have been recovered from the infection while 604 were in critical condition.

On August 10, there was in Lockdown due to the occurrences in Pakistan. Hence, people stopped following the SOPs that helped the COVID-19 cases decline. Meanwhile, the negligence led to an increase in cases once again.

Sindh has More COVID-19 Cases than Other Provinces

However, out of the total of 295,849 cases, Sindh has the majority of the cases. So far 129,348 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Sindh.

In the meantime, Punjab has the second-highest cases i.e. 96,796, while Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on the third in line with 36,044 cases. After that, the capital city of Islamabad reported 15,625 cases, whilst Balochistan reported 12,869 cases, Pakistan-occupied Kashmir reported 2,298 cases. Lastly, there have been 2,896 confirmed cases in Gilgit Baltistan as of now.

Additionally, thousands have lost their lives in the battle with the virus. These include 2,401 in Sindh, 2,198 in Punjab, 1,250 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 141 in Balochistan, 175 in Islamabad, 67 in Gilgit Baltistan, and 62 in Azad Kashmir.

Moreover, according to the Ministry of National Health Services Pakistan, the Prime Minister of Pakistan has also requested the citizens to follow the proper SOPs during Muharram rituals.

The prime minister also appealed the countrymen to adhere to the anti COVID-19 SOPs formulated by the government during the Muharram rituals. He advised the people to observe Ashura peacefully with religious fervor by shunning the sectarian biases.

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