According to the daily tally of the ministry of national health services, regulation and coordination, in Islamabad, a total of 5,164 healthcare providers have been sickened by the virus across Pakistan, as of June 24.
The majority of the infected medics have been reported from Pakistan’s northern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, totaling 1,694.
The second-highest tally is from Sindh, 1,392, followed by Punjab, 1,099, Islamabad, 419, Balochistan, 391, Gilgit Baltistan, 95, and Azad Jammu and Kashmir, 74.
Of the 5,164 professionals who have tested positive, over 3,000 are doctors.
To date, 56 healthcare workers have also died after being infected, majority, 21 in Sindh, 13 in Punjab, 10 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 5 in Balochistan, 4 in Islamabad and 3 Gilgit Baltistan.