ISLAMABAD - The tally of patients recoveries from COVID-19 in the country has reached 276,829 after the recovery of 993 more patients over the last 24 hours, latest statistics revealed. There are now 10,188 active COVID-19 cases in the country. During the last 24 hours, 496 new coronavirus cases surfaced in the country after tests of 23,655 people. Nine more deaths were also reported during this period, according to the official figures.