Pakistan sees highest spike in infections with more than 1,700 new coronavirus cases


Photo: file ISLAMABAD: The day Prime Minister Imran Khan announced to ease lockdown restrictions in the country, 1,764 new cases were recorded with 35 fatalities, according to an update by the central authority tracking the spread of the virus. This was the highest jump recorded in a single day. The number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the country has soared to 25,837 after the new infections.