ISLAMABAD, Pakistan

The number of coronavirus cases in Pakistan moved close to 4,000 on Tuesday as the country reported 577 new cases, its highest daily tally to date.

The total number of cases is now 3,918, while four fatalities over the past 24 hours raised the death toll to 54, according to the country’s Health Ministry.

The ministry said 28 of the total patients are in critical condition, while 429 people have recovered across the country.

A total of 39,183 people have been tested in the country of over 200 million people, with 3,088 tests conducted over the past 24

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