By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews

The Pakistan Ministry of Health is reporting 1,495 confirmed COVID-19 cases in the country through Saturday.

The bulk of the cases have been reported in Punjab (557) and Sindh (469) provinces. Nationally, 12 deaths have been reported.

This week, UNICEF successfully shipped 14 metric tons of PPE items to Pakistan to protect frontline health workers including 114,300 surgical masks, 12,681 gowns and 449,868 gloves.

In addition, a Chinese medical team & supplies arrived at Islamabad today.

Pakistan records two additional polio cases