The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the country has soared to 16,817.         

According to National Command and Operation Center, these include 6,340 cases in Punjab, 6,053 in Sindh, 2,627 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 1,049 in Balochistan, 339 in Gilgit-Baltistan, 343 in Islamabad Capital Territory and 66 in Azad Kashmir.

4315 patients have so far recovered while the death toll from the virus stands at 385. Twenty-four new deaths and 990 new cases have been reported during the last twenty four hours.