The ‘significant and tragic human cost’ of Covid-19 taking hold in Pakistan sadly appears to be crystallising after the Asian country saw its confirmed cases of the virus move past the 20,000 milestone.
Reports on Monday described the ‘surge’ in cases in Pakistan, as 1,800 new infections were revealed by the country’s health ministry and the country crossed the 20,000 figure.
At the time of writing, Pakistan has just over 21,500 cases and 486 fatalities according to the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at Johns Hopkins University. Those numbers compare to 4,000 cases and 56 fatalities reported by gasworld back on 10thApril.
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