Peshawar – Coronavirus claimed 40 more lives in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa during last 24 hours taking the death toll in the province to 3,350, an official of the Health Department said in a daily briefing here on Sunday.
He said, in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 864 more people were infected with coronavirus during last 24 hours and the total number of cases reached 119277. However, the official said, 983 patients infected with corona recovered bringing the total number of recovered patients to 103921 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
During last 24 hours, nine people died of the pandemic in Peshawar taking the death toll to 1,689 in the provincial capital, the health official said. He said in Peshawar only 134 more people were infected with corona and the number of corona cases in Peshawar had reached 45,942.
He disclosed that 7,913 new tests were conducted in one day in the province and so far 1601310 tests were conducted in the province. The number of active cases in the province had reached 12,006, the health department official confirmed.