A senior doctor in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa died of the corona virus on Saturday, raising the death toll to 20 in Kovid 19 in the province, 24 News HD TV reported.
Dr. Sultan Zeb had contracted the corona virus several days ago and was undergoing treatment at the Hayatabad Medical Complex in Peshawar.
He was the Associate Dean of Khyber College of Dentistry. His funeral prayers will be offered on Saturday at Buner Totale.
According to the Provincial Doctors Association (PDA), Dr. Sultanzeb’s services will be remembered for a long time.
The PDA said the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has not yet provided funds from the Shajda package to doctors or health workers who have died of the corona virus in the province. The PDA added that doctors and health workers were not given corona allowance.
It is also worth noting that another 807 people tested positive for the corona virus, which also claimed 11 more lives in the last 24 hours, according to the latest release released by the National Command and Operations Center on Saturday morning. Statistics show.
The figures come a day after the country reported 20 more deaths and 1,708 new cases a day earlier, representing the highest number of infections per day in the past three months.
This means that the total number of officially recorded coronavirus cases in the country has risen to 332,993, while the death toll has risen to 6,806.
The regional distribution of corona virus cases is as follows: Sindh 145,475, Punjab 104,016, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa 39,458, Islamabad 19,818, Balochistan 15,896, Gilgit-Baltistan 4,248 and Azad Kashmir 4,082.
In this scenario, the number of active cases is also increasing while there are currently 12,121 coronavirus patients in the country, of whom 838 are being treated in hospitals.
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