The number of coronavirus cases in Pakistan rose to almost 6,000, with 107 confirmed deaths, the country’s Health Ministry said on Wednesday.

According to the Federal Health Ministry, confirmed cases in the country rose to 5,988 after 272 new cases were reported over the past 24 hours.

The country also reported 11 more deaths, highest in a day so far, raising the fatalities to 107, while 1,446 patients have recovered and discharged from the hospitals.

A total of 73,439 people have been tested in the country of over 200 million people, with 3,280 tests conducted over the past

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