Covid kills 55 in a day as toll hits 8,260

Dawn | Dec 5, 2020 at 8:08 AM
  • In a rare phenomenon amid the renewed wave of coronavirus, number of active cases in the country dropped as 3,354 patients fully recovered during the last 24 hours when 3,262 more tested positive for the virus.
  • 24 patients died in Punjab, 14 died in Sindh, 12 died in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, three deaths were reported from Islamabad, Gilgit-Balitistan and Azad Jammu and Kashmir recorded one death each while no death was reported from Balochistan during the past 24 hours.
  • Among the new cases, Sindh reported 1,664 cases, Punjab reported 670 cases, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa reported 345 cases and Balochistan recorded 65 cases while Islamabad, Gilgit-Baltistan and Azad Jammu and Kashmir collectively reported 567 coronavirus cases.