Pakistan ranks 29th in global fatalities

ISLAMABAD: With 526 fatalities and 22,550 cases, Pakistan is ranked 29th worldwide regarding casualties due to coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) and 23rd in list concerning affected patients, says a report on Wednesday. According to details, most number of deaths have occurred in the United States where 72,271 persons have lost their lives to the pandemic while England is at number two where 29,427 people died of COVID-19. Italy at number three reported 29,315 deaths while Spain is at fourth number with 25,613 casualties. 1,695 patients have died of coronavirus in India. Fatality rate in Pakistan is also increasing. –Agencies