KARACHI, Pakistan

Pakistan on Tuesday confirmed some 342 new coronavirus cases over the past 24 hours, raising the tally to 5,716, the country’s Health Ministry said on Tuesday.

The country’s number of deaths from coronavirus reached 100 as four more patients lost battle for their lives in southern Sindh, and northeastern Punjab provinces.

Nine doctors at a government-run hospital in Punjab’s Multan district tested positive for COVID-19 — the highest number of coronavirus cases involving medical professionals in a single day.

Dr. Mustafa Kamal Pasha, the vice chancellor of Nishtar Medical University Hospital, told reporters that 20 doctors, and three

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