Pakistan confirmed 30 more deaths from novel coronavirus in one day as the nationwide tally of fatalities has jumped to 1,197 and positive cases surged to 57,705,
According to the latest data from the National Command and Operations Center (NCOC), 1,356 people have tested positive for COVID-19 within 24 hours.
Sindh remains the province most affected by the pandemic, followed by Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Balochistan.
Till now 20,654 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Punjab, 22,934 in Sindh, 8,080 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 3,468 in Balochistan, 1,728 in Islamabad, 630 in Gilgit-Baltistan and 211 in Azad Kashmir.
The quarantine centers of 462 hospitals are providing treatment for patients, where 7,295 beds can be provided.
Pakistan has so far conducted 490,908 coronavirus tests and 7,252 tests in the past 24 hours. The country has recovered 18,314 patients with coronavirus, but many patients are in critical condition.