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Current COVID’19 Situation in Pakistan and worldwide

The COVID-19 pandemic in Pakistan is part of the ongoing pandemic of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). On 26 February 2020, it was confirmed virus reached in Pakistan. When two cases were recorded (a student in Karachi who just returned from Iran and another person in the Islamabad Capital Territory). On 18 March, cases had been registered in all four provinces. By 17 June, each district in Pakistan had recorded at least one confirmed case of COVID-19.

Current COVID-19 pandemic situation in Pakistan with latest figures
COVID-19 Status in Pakistan
Cases
939,931
Deaths
21,633
Active
42,717
Critical
2,760
Recovered
875,581
Last Update on: June 12, 2021 at 12:24 pm

On 12 January 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) confirmed that a novel coronavirus was the cause of a respiratory illness in a cluster of people in Wuhan City, Hubei Province, China, which was reported to the WHO on 31 December 2019.

The coronavirus COVID-19 is affecting 214 countries and territories around the world and 2 international conveyances. After midnight (GMT+0) day is reset. The list of countries and territories and their continental regional classification is based on the United Nations geoscheme.

Current worldwide coronavirus (COVID-19) realtime data based on the United Nations Geoscheme.
Country Total Cases New Cases Total Deaths New Deaths Recovered Active Cases Critical Cases Cases/1M pop Deaths/1M pop Total Tests Tests/1M pop
USA 34,306,446 - 614,738 - 28,346,324 5,345,384 4,925 103,074 1,847 493,246,114 1,481,959
India 29,359,155 1,122 367,097 - 27,911,384 1,080,674 8,944 21,079 264 376,232,162 270,128
Brazil 17,301,220 - 484,350 - 15,718,593 1,098,277 8,318 80,853 2,263 50,245,852 234,811
France 5,733,838 - 110,344 - 5,483,618 139,876 2,163 87,660 1,687 88,337,210 1,350,518
Turkey 5,319,359 - 48,593 - 5,192,945 77,821 1,009 62,438 570 56,570,784 664,022
Russia 5,180,454 - 125,674 - 4,782,183 272,597 2,300 35,484 861 141,900,000 971,961
UK 4,550,944 - 127,884 - 4,284,733 138,327 158 66,707 1,875 193,264,021 2,832,849
Italy 4,241,760 - 126,924 - 3,949,597 165,239 597 70,254 2,102 68,257,459 1,130,506
Argentina 4,093,090 - 84,628 - 3,668,672 339,790 7,839 89,787 1,856 15,067,518 330,525
Spain 3,733,600 - 80,501 - 3,509,730 143,369 966 79,826 1,721 51,240,666 1,095,544
Germany 3,720,811 - 90,398 - 3,573,600 56,813 1,598 44,276 1,076 62,263,057 740,902
Colombia 3,694,707 - 94,615 - 3,435,109 164,983 6,582 71,890 1,841 18,029,544 350,811
Iran 3,013,078 - 81,796 - 2,624,802 306,480 3,494 35,446 962 21,313,589 250,733
Poland 2,877,007 - 74,515 - 2,647,688 154,804 350 76,096 1,971 16,522,649 437,021
Mexico 2,448,820 3,282 229,821 243 1,948,268 270,731 4,798 18,807 1,765 7,206,669 55,347
Ukraine 2,222,701 1,274 51,646 69 2,125,685 45,370 177 51,114 1,188 10,460,411 240,551
Peru 1,998,056 - 188,100 - - 1,809,956 2,597 59,815 5,631 13,371,116 400,283
Indonesia 1,894,025 - 52,566 - 1,735,144 106,315 - 6,856 190 17,756,761 64,278
South Africa 1,730,106 - 57,592 - 1,598,293 74,221 546 28,829 960 12,092,681 201,502
Netherlands 1,670,498 - 17,708 - 1,560,046 92,744 289 97,288 1,031 14,248,931 829,841
Czechia 1,665,022 180 30,224 1 1,629,375 5,423 24 155,207 2,817 26,727,347 2,491,423
Chile 1,461,419 - 30,472 - 1,382,124 48,823 3,312 75,836 1,581 15,520,282 805,374
Canada 1,399,716 - 25,886 - 1,355,419 18,411 795 36,782 680 35,581,916 935,035
Philippines 1,300,349 - 22,507 - 1,216,497 61,345 1,704 11,720 203 13,989,704 126,085
Iraq 1,246,860 - 16,668 - 1,164,103 66,089 431 30,359 406 10,897,905 265,350
Sweden 1,083,456 - 14,537 - 1,018,539 50,380 118 106,653 1,431 10,239,089 1,007,916
Romania 1,079,530 - 31,681 - 1,043,803 4,046 255 56,472 1,657 9,348,322 489,024
Belgium 1,074,988 784 25,075 7 992,815 57,098 302 92,375 2,155 14,455,587 1,242,185
Pakistan 939,931 1,194 21,633 57 875,581 42,717 2,760 4,179 96 13,781,668 61,273
Portugal 855,951 - 17,044 - 814,318 24,589 72 84,176 1,676 12,266,241 1,206,286
Israel 839,653 - 6,428 - 833,007 218 36 90,034 689 14,758,111 1,582,470
Bangladesh 822,849 - 13,032 - 761,916 47,901 1,126 4,950 78 6,144,773 36,964
Hungary 806,790 - 29,904 - 724,614 52,272 51 83,717 3,103 5,962,887 618,739
Japan 769,920 - 13,907 - 721,260 34,753 942 6,105 110 15,247,804 120,908
Jordan 742,521 - 9,577 - 725,082 7,862 540 72,099 930 7,508,948 729,124
Serbia 714,634 - 6,951 - 702,994 4,689 19 82,103 799 4,259,803 489,402
Switzerland 700,051 - 10,859 - 666,384 22,808 88 80,334 1,246 7,945,174 911,739
Austria 648,187 - 10,652 - 633,105 4,430 99 71,584 1,176 47,268,180 5,220,188
Malaysia 646,411 - 3,768 - 563,779 78,864 912 19,734 115 13,120,217 400,538
Nepal 604,396 - 8,305 - 520,816 75,275 - 20,398 280 3,198,702 107,957
UAE 593,894 - 1,720 - 573,194 18,980 - 59,372 172 52,853,775 5,283,821
Lebanon 542,375 - 7,790 - 526,598 7,987 78 79,802 1,146 4,574,388 673,047
Morocco 523,165 - 9,202 - 510,623 3,340 107 14,017 247 6,612,440 177,170
Saudi Arabia 463,703 - 7,537 - 446,054 10,112 1,559 13,127 213 20,203,947 571,961
Ecuador 437,121 - 20,997 - 398,645 17,479 453 24,427 1,173 1,463,134 81,762
Bulgaria 420,213 - 17,893 - 389,368 12,952 246 60,910 2,594 2,970,624 430,591
Greece 413,954 - 12,381 - 388,931 12,642 375 39,900 1,193 9,994,319 963,317
Belarus 403,845 - 2,958 - 396,650 4,237 - 42,751 313 6,500,351 688,131
Kazakhstan 400,214 1,118 4,150 14 375,457 20,607 221 21,077 219 11,575,012 609,589
Bolivia 400,047 - 15,321 - 315,304 69,422 200 33,837 1,296 1,611,615 136,313
Slovakia 390,893 - 12,433 - 377,007 1,453 48 71,564 2,276 2,883,850 527,971
Paraguay 387,687 - 10,561 - 319,572 57,554 618 53,733 1,464 1,395,831 193,461
Panama 386,269 - 6,427 - 371,015 8,827 105 88,216 1,468 2,776,097 634,005
Tunisia 364,819 - 13,365 - 319,475 31,979 424 30,567 1,120 1,549,014 129,786
Croatia 358,379 - 8,123 - 349,049 1,207 44 87,810 1,990 2,069,520 507,072
Georgia 353,443 794 5,034 22 338,318 10,091 - 88,762 1,264 5,337,907 1,340,533
Costa Rica 339,900 - 4,322 - 261,195 74,383 495 66,155 841 1,309,540 254,875
Azerbaijan 335,065 - 4,951 - 328,194 1,920 - 32,768 484 3,606,364 352,690
Uruguay 333,484 - 4,906 - 293,332 35,246 466 95,689 1,408 2,507,090 719,375
Kuwait 325,014 - 1,813 - 307,512 15,689 159 75,061 419 2,731,356 630,797
Palestine 311,018 - 3,524 - 302,944 4,550 18 59,665 676 1,853,771 355,624
Dominican Republic 306,698 - 3,700 - 249,637 53,361 464 28,008 338 1,612,174 147,225
Denmark 289,122 - 2,523 - 276,517 10,082 23 49,750 434 61,491,074 10,581,010
Lithuania 277,623 155 4,335 3 263,216 10,072 109 103,348 1,614 3,592,462 1,337,329
Ethiopia 273,892 - 4,235 - 249,471 20,186 264 2,328 36 2,776,427 23,602
Egypt 271,780 - 15,547 - 199,840 56,393 90 2,610 149 2,869,589 27,553
Guatemala 269,308 - 8,416 - 244,416 16,476 5 14,775 462 1,487,632 81,617
Ireland 266,073 - 4,941 - 249,072 12,060 23 53,324 990 4,729,538 947,851
Bahrain 256,921 - 1,196 - 240,529 15,196 310 146,236 681 4,791,070 2,727,021
Slovenia 256,224 - 4,398 - 248,743 3,083 48 123,232 2,115 1,313,619 631,788
Moldova 255,715 - 6,149 - 248,501 1,065 53 63,530 1,528 1,162,718 288,867
Venezuela 248,820 - 2,797 - 228,998 17,025 291 8,774 99 3,359,014 118,443
Honduras 245,695 1,400 6,599 32 87,864 151,232 556 24,440 656 746,796 74,287
Oman 230,219 - 2,467 - 207,795 19,957 345 44,032 472 1,550,000 296,455
Armenia 223,643 88 4,482 - 215,118 4,043 - 75,339 1,510 1,122,295 378,071
Qatar 219,466 - 574 - 216,483 2,409 87 78,163 204 2,071,976 737,934
Sri Lanka 218,923 - 2,073 - 184,090 32,760 - 10,183 96 3,633,410 169,012
Bosnia 204,597 - 9,479 - 177,122 17,996 - 62,731 2,906 1,000,580 306,784
Thailand 193,105 3,277 1,431 29 150,271 41,403 1,169 2,760 20 8,124,896 116,127
Libya 188,762 - 3,158 - 174,434 11,170 - 27,124 454 1,063,078 152,758
Kenya 174,773 - 3,378 - 119,589 51,806 113 3,184 62 1,858,443 33,862
Nigeria 167,051 - 2,117 - 163,430 1,504 11 792 10 2,180,444 10,337
Macedonia 155,507 - 5,470 - 149,612 425 25 74,645 2,626 826,661 396,805
Cuba 154,866 - 1,065 - 147,553 6,248 142 13,681 94 4,575,595 404,202
South Korea 147,422 563 1,982 1 138,037 7,403 155 2,873 39 10,140,535 197,629
Myanmar 145,064 - 3,239 - 132,765 9,060 - 2,649 59 2,641,919 48,251
Latvia 135,762 - 2,449 - 130,253 3,060 59 72,738 1,312 2,770,229 1,484,224
Algeria 132,727 - 3,560 - 92,384 36,783 25 2,976 80 230,861 5,177
Albania 132,437 - 2,453 - 129,807 177 18 46,068 853 752,527 261,764
Estonia 130,418 - 1,266 - 125,528 3,624 9 98,252 954 1,465,816 1,104,294
Norway 127,874 - 789 - 88,952 38,133 11 23,415 144 5,847,413 1,070,717
Kyrgyzstan 109,812 619 1,881 5 102,314 5,617 102 16,574 284 1,187,742 179,270
Zambia 107,974 - 1,348 - 95,674 10,952 456 5,723 71 1,670,458 88,541
Uzbekistan 103,206 314 705 1 99,152 3,349 23 3,042 21 1,377,915 40,616
Montenegro 99,914 - 1,597 - 97,844 473 60 159,063 2,542 427,817 681,084
Ghana 94,444 - 789 - 92,552 1,103 5 2,981 25 1,205,313 38,044
Finland 93,660 - 964 - 46,000 46,696 9 16,879 174 5,192,766 935,828
China 91,394 35 4,636 - 86,312 446 12 63 3 160,000,000 111,163
Afghanistan 88,888 - 3,460 - 60,598 24,830 1,124 2,236 87 520,008 13,081
Cameroon 80,090 - 1,310 - 77,305 1,475 152 2,948 48 1,718,937 63,276
El Salvador 75,351 - 2,292 4 70,150 2,909 18 11,562 352 1,017,902 156,190
Mongolia 73,896 1,792 351 9 56,449 17,096 126 22,205 105 3,050,108 916,512
Cyprus 73,115 - 372 - 71,166 1,577 15 60,145 306 7,170,941 5,898,863
Mozambique 71,355 - 840 - 69,878 637 17 2,225 26 565,793 17,639
Luxembourg 70,406 - 818 - 68,943 645 3 110,778 1,287 2,972,258 4,676,619
Maldives 69,831 - 192 - 56,559 13,080 90 127,082 349 923,337 1,680,334
Namibia 62,806 - 973 - 53,734 8,099 68 24,304 377 462,097 178,819
Singapore 62,245 - 34 - 61,799 412 1 10,561 6 12,366,898 2,098,316
Botswana 59,480 - 896 - 55,617 2,967 1 24,822 374 1,203,796 502,369
Uganda 58,515 - 408 - 47,760 10,347 24 1,243 9 1,178,182 25,018
Jamaica 49,179 - 990 - 27,201 20,988 9 16,540 333 401,870 135,157
Côte d'Ivoire 47,638 - 306 - 47,135 197 - 1,765 11 654,588 24,252
Senegal 41,900 - 1,150 - 40,449 301 9 2,442 67 534,832 31,172
Madagascar 41,869 - 879 - 40,190 800 95 1,476 31 207,494 7,317
Zimbabwe 39,688 - 1,629 - 36,970 1,089 2 2,634 108 592,620 39,334
Cambodia 37,959 638 320 9 31,222 6,417 - 2,241 19 1,229,187 72,575
Angola 36,455 - 819 - 30,101 5,535 9 1,078 24 596,451 17,634
Sudan 36,203 - 2,719 - 29,841 3,643 - 808 61 232,965 5,199
DRC 34,695 - 831 - 27,823 6,041 - 377 9 170,396 1,850
Malawi 34,470 - 1,158 - 32,709 603 7 1,759 59 252,082 12,866
Cabo Verde 31,512 - 272 - 30,231 1,009 23 56,104 484 161,272 287,126
Malta 30,579 - 419 - 30,096 64 - 69,081 947 949,582 2,145,206
Australia 30,234 5 910 - 29,189 135 1 1,173 35 19,254,979 746,937
Trinidad and Tobago 28,106 - 644 - 18,009 9,453 22 20,022 459 206,150 146,855
Rwanda 27,862 - 368 - 26,341 1,153 6 2,102 28 1,493,767 112,708
Réunion 27,235 - 212 - 25,088 1,935 35 30,216 235 102,720 113,964
French Guiana 25,506 - 133 - 9,995 15,378 33 83,369 435 266,705 871,750
Syrian Arab Republic 24,767 - 1,806 - 21,663 1,298 - 1,384 101 103,566 5,786
Gabon 24,736 - 156 - 23,741 839 17 10,873 69 839,236 368,891
Guinea 23,366 - 167 - 21,438 1,761 24 1,735 12 459,255 34,103
Mayotte 20,176 - 173 - 2,964 17,039 6 72,317 620 176,919 634,136
Mauritania 20,005 - 473 - 19,043 489 16 4,199 99 282,232 59,239
French Polynesia 18,930 - 142 - 18,749 39 1 67,023 503 26,355 93,312
Swaziland 18,723 - 676 - 17,938 109 10 15,982 577 216,482 184,793
Guyana 18,196 - 422 - 16,110 1,664 21 23,029 534 167,085 211,464
Suriname 17,799 - 390 - 13,664 3,745 35 30,087 659 69,259 117,073
Papua New Guinea 16,621 - 164 - 15,942 515 7 1,825 18 125,919 13,828
Guadeloupe 16,608 - 225 - 2,250 14,133 23 41,500 562 212,247 530,367
Haiti 16,206 - 349 - 12,560 3,297 - 1,405 30 78,419 6,799
Somalia 14,779 - 774 - 7,016 6,989 - 906 47 138,028 8,463
Mali 14,336 - 523 - 9,903 3,910 - 689 25 304,661 14,649
Andorra 13,813 - 127 - 13,591 95 3 178,504 1,641 193,595 2,501,809
Togo 13,597 - 126 - 13,294 177 - 1,607 15 344,421 40,708
Burkina Faso 13,456 - 167 - 13,268 21 - 628 8 191,452 8,929
Tajikistan 13,308 - 90 - 13,218 - - 1,366 9 - -
Seychelles 12,973 - 46 - 11,634 1,293 - 131,145 465 21,504 217,386
Belize 12,938 - 325 - 12,463 150 2 31,992 804 140,905 348,418
Taiwan 12,746 251 411 26 1,133 11,202 - 534 17 1,197,200 50,181
Curaçao 12,293 - 123 - 12,140 30 4 74,627 747 118,637 720,208
Martinique 12,110 - 98 - 98 11,914 5 32,294 261 186,858 498,301
Bahamas 12,092 - 236 - 11,081 775 3 30,475 595 101,084 254,758
Congo 12,026 - 157 - 11,110 759 - 2,130 28 155,793 27,596
Hong Kong 11,875 - 210 - 11,593 72 1 1,572 28 16,710,131 2,211,995
Djibouti 11,571 - 154 - 11,401 16 - 11,553 154 164,192 163,942
Aruba 11,072 - 107 - 10,950 15 14 103,289 998 170,318 1,588,876
Lesotho 10,853 - 326 - 6,440 4,087 - 5,029 151 100,704 46,660
South Sudan 10,688 - 115 - 10,514 59 - 944 10 164,472 14,533
Vietnam 10,137 157 58 1 3,804 6,275 - 103 0.6 6,282,417 63,999
Equatorial Guinea 8,640 - 118 - 8,303 219 7 5,975 82 123,169 85,172
Timor-Leste 8,145 - 18 - 6,511 1,616 - 6,069 13 92,122 68,643
Benin 8,109 - 102 - 7,979 28 5 653 8 604,310 48,652
Nicaragua 7,662 - 188 - 4,225 3,249 - 1,144 28 - -
Central African Republic 7,101 - 98 - 6,859 144 2 1,447 20 54,814 11,167
Yemen 6,856 - 1,342 - 3,697 1,817 23 225 44 78,099 2,565
Iceland 6,616 - 30 - 6,543 43 1 19,270 87 702,154 2,045,117
Gambia 6,008 - 180 - 5,813 15 3 2,422 73 81,795 32,978
Niger 5,446 - 192 - 5,161 93 2 218 8 111,417 4,452
Saint Lucia 5,168 - 80 - 4,968 120 1 28,023 434 50,412 273,356
San Marino 5,090 - 90 - 4,998 2 - 149,715 2,647 66,865 1,966,733
Burundi 4,975 - 8 - 773 4,194 - 407 0.7 309,390 25,313
Chad 4,942 - 174 - 4,765 3 - 293 10 122,412 7,257
Eritrea 4,848 - 16 - 4,278 554 - 1,349 4 23,693 6,595
Sierra Leone 4,312 - 82 - 3,169 1,061 - 530 10 153,646 18,900
Gibraltar 4,308 - 94 - 4,200 14 - 127,906 2,791 263,683 7,828,835
Channel Islands 4,088 - 86 - 3,956 46 - 23,310 490 454,413 2,591,123
Barbados 4,033 - 47 - 3,968 18 - 14,018 163 175,641 610,486
Comoros 3,894 - 146 - 3,736 12 - 4,390 165 - -
Guinea-Bissau 3,802 - 69 - 3,545 188 4 1,890 34 70,131 34,862
Liechtenstein 3,024 - 59 - 2,948 17 3 79,098 1,543 45,301 1,184,928
New Zealand 2,702 - 26 - 2,647 29 - 540 5 2,186,193 437,055
Monaco 2,520 - 33 - 2,473 14 1 63,791 835 51,953 1,315,133
Sint Maarten 2,518 - 31 - 2,414 73 2 58,105 715 28,642 660,944
Bermuda 2,497 - 33 - 2,455 9 7 40,235 532 284,965 4,591,766
Liberia 2,484 - 93 - 2,065 326 2 481 18 111,939 21,655
Turks and Caicos Islands 2,421 - 18 - 2,387 16 2 61,744 459 94,789 2,417,470
Sao Tome and Principe 2,356 - 37 - 2,306 13 - 10,566 166 14,270 63,996
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 2,132 - 12 - 1,889 231 2 19,160 108 50,891 457,353
Saint Martin 2,040 - 12 - 1,399 629 7 51,927 305 27,588 702,235
Lao People's Democratic Republic 1,979 - 3 - 1,827 149 - 268 0.4 268,285 36,378
Bhutan 1,789 - 1 - 1,440 348 - 2,295 1 798,573 1,024,321
Caribbean Netherlands 1,618 - 17 - 1,598 3 - 61,165 643 8,550 323,215
Isle of Man 1,599 - 29 - 1,563 7 1 18,711 339 66,925 783,133
Mauritius 1,566 - 18 - 1,243 305 - 1,229 14 358,675 281,587
Antigua and Barbuda 1,263 - 42 - 1,214 7 - 12,797 426 16,700 169,212
St. Barth 1,005 - 1 - 462 542 - 101,464 101 26,385 2,663,806
Fiji 970 - 4 - 278 688 2 1,075 4 143,147 158,599
Faroe Islands 754 - 1 - 714 39 - 15,376 20 289,915 5,912,048
Diamond Princess 712 - 13 - 699 - - - - - -
Cayman Islands 592 - 2 - 578 12 - 8,909 30 100,813 1,517,148
Tanzania 509 - 21 - 183 305 7 8 0.3 - -
Wallis and Futuna 445 - 7 - 438 - - 40,264 633 20,508 1,855,592
British Virgin Islands 248 - 1 - 209 38 - 8,152 33 39,777 1,307,551
Brunei 248 - 3 - 239 6 - 562 7 133,432 302,274
Dominica 189 - - - 188 1 - 2,619 - 17,447 241,799
Grenada 161 - 1 - 160 - - 1,425 9 28,684 253,807
New Caledonia 128 - - - 58 70 - 444 - 33,057 114,747
Anguilla 109 - - - 109 - - 7,205 - 22,201 1,467,447
Saint Kitts and Nevis 83 - - - 51 32 - 1,550 - 16,831 314,281
Falkland Islands (Malvinas) 63 - - - 63 - - 17,622 - 7,307 2,043,916
Macao 52 - - - 51 1 - 79 - 4,483 6,817
Greenland 44 1 - - 40 4 - 774 - 26,882 472,750
Holy See (Vatican City State) 27 - - - 27 - - 33,624 - - -
Saint Pierre Miquelon 25 - - - 25 - - 4,335 - 5,736 994,625
Montserrat 20 - 1 - 19 - - 4,004 200 1,408 281,882
Solomon Islands 20 - - - 20 - - 28 - 4,500 6,404
Western Sahara 10 - 1 - 8 1 - 16 2 - -
MS Zaandam 9 - 2 - 7 - - - - - -
Marshall Islands 4 - - - 4 - - 67 - - -
Vanuatu 4 - 1 - 3 - - 13 3 23,000 73,276
Samoa 3 - - - 3 - - 15 - - -
Saint Helena 2 - - - 2 - - 328 - - -
Micronesia 1 - - - 1 - - 9 - - -
Country Total Cases New Cases Total Deaths New Deaths Recovered Active Cases Critical Cases Cases/1M pop Deaths/1M pop Total Tests Tests/1M pop

Pakistan currently has the 9th-highest number of confirmed cases in Asia, after India, Russia, Iran, Bangladesh, Saudi Arabia, Iraq, Turkey, and the Philippines. 3rd-highest number of confirmed cases in South Asia after India and Bangladesh; and the 21st highest number of confirmed cases in the world. On 15 June, daily new confirmed case numbers reached their peak, with 6,825 new cases recorded. But since then new daily cases and the percentage of people testing positive have trended downwards. In late June, the number of active cases in Pakistan stabilized and beginning in July, started showing a significant decrease. On 2 July, for the first time recoveries of active cases exceeded 8,929, meaning that 51% of all confirmed cases had recovered in the country. While Pakistan has the world’s 18th highest case count and the world’s 24th highest death count.

Pakistan’s COVID’19 Data over time

Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is an infectious disease caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). It was first identified in December 2019 in Wuhan, Hubei, China, and has resulted in an ongoing pandemic. As of 4 October 2020, more than 34.9 million cases have been reported across 188 countries and territories with more than 1.03 million deaths; more than 24.3 million people have recovered.

Confirmed cases for Top-5 countries

The case-fatality ratio for COVID-19 has been much lower than SARS of 2003, but the transmission has been significantly greater, with a significant total death toll.

Death rate of COVID’19 against per 1,000 infected people

The Ministry of Planning has estimated that 12.3 million to 18.5 million people will become jobless due to the pandemic.

“It is estimating that in Pakistan the number of unemployed people will reach 6.65 million in the 2020-2021 financial year, as compared to 5.80 million in the previous financial year.”

The COVID-19 pandemic is cited to be one of the largest factors causing of increase in the unemployment rate. Particularly among vulnerable employment groups and daily wage workers.

Worldwide COVID-19 map with latest updates
This article documents an ongoing situation relating to the COVID-19 pandemic. The article may change rapidly as information becomes available

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