Islamabad: Pakistan’s count of COVID-19 cases on Sunday reached 55,447 including 1,146 deaths, said the country’s Health Ministry.
As per the tally cited by Geo News, 22,491 cases have been detected in Sindh, 19,557 in Punjab, 7,685 in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, 3,306 in Balochistan, 1,592 in Islamabad, 619 in Gilgit-Baltistan and 197 in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir.
The United States has announced a USD 6 million donation to strengthen Pakistan’s response to the coronavirus.
US Ambassador to Pakistan Paul Jones made the announcement through a video message wishing a Happy Eid to the people of Pakistan.
“US-Pakistan health partnership has kept growing against coronavirus during Ramzan and into Eid. The US just added another USD 6 million in new funding to strengthen Pakistan’s COVID-19 response,” he said.