The number of coronavirus cases in Pakistan moved close to 8,000 on Sunday, authorities said.

As many as 514 new cases and 16 more deaths were reported in the last 24 hours, according to the Health Ministry.

With the new numbers, Pakistan’s new total is 7,993 people testing positive while 159 having died after contracting the virus.

Some 1,868 patients have also recovered and discharged from hospitals.

A total of 98,522 people have been tested in the country of over 200 million people, with 7,847 tests conducted over the past 24 hours.

Official data shows the recovery ratio

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