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Pakistan: Situation Report as of 1 June 2020

Highlights

  • The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Pakistan has risen to 72,460 as of 01 June. Increase of 2,964 new cases and 60 deaths in the last 24 hours.
  • The most affected province due to COVID-19 pandemic is Sindh 28,245, followed by Punjab 26,240.
  • Over 54,000 people contracted the novel coronavirus and more than 1,100 patients died in Pakistan during the month of May.
  • According to WHO, availability of enough hospital beds would be a problem in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa as the cases are increasing in an exponential way.
  • According to Pakistan Humanitarian Forum (PHF), 109 healthcare workers have contracted COVID-19, while a total of over 1,900 have been infected across the country.
  • International Rescue Committee (IRC) set up handwashing stations for vulnerable communities in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, benefiting 4,754 people in three districts.
  • According to National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA), Balochistan is the most affected province by the locust’s attack.
  • According to National Locust Control Center (NLCC), joint teams of the provincial departments of agriculture, Federal Ministry of Food Security and Pakistan Army were conducting a comprehensive survey and control operation against locusts in different districts of the country.
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Organization(s): 
United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Original Publication Date: 
01 Jun 2020
Document type: 
Situation Report
Location(s): 
Pakistan
Theme(s): 
COVID-19
Information Management
Inter-Cluster Coordination