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Pakistan sees fewest Covid-19 deaths since March

AP/Islamabad
Filed on August 23, 2020 | Last updated on August 23, 2020 at 10.59 pm
Pakistan, sees, fewest, Covid-19 deaths, since March

(Reuters)

The announcement raises hopes that Pakistan is on the right path to fully containing the coronavirus despite having a fragile health system.

Pakistani authorities on Sunday reported only four new Covid-19 deaths in the past 24 hours, the country's fewest number of fatalities since March.

The announcement raises hopes that Pakistan is on the right path to fully containing the coronavirus despite having a fragile health system.

The National Command and Control Center also reported 591 new cases, increasing the country's caseload to 275,836, including 6,275 deaths.

Pakistan witnessed a sudden spike in infections and deaths in June, but confirmed cases and fatalities have gradually declined since then.


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