LAHORE: Pakistan has reported 12 deaths from the novel coronavirus in the past 24 hours, and positive cases have surged to 292,174. The total number of deaths across the country jumped to 6,231.
According to the latest data from the National Command and Operations Center (NCOC), 586 people were tested for COVID-19 within 24 hours.
In terms of cases, Sindh is still the province most affected by the pandemic, followed by Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Islamabad.
Till now 127,691 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Sindh, 96,057 in Punjab, 35,602 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 15,472 in Islamabad, 12,473 in Balochistan, 2,241 in Azad Kashmir and 2,638 in Gilgit-Baltistan.
Furthermore 2,357 individuals have lost their lives to the epidemic in Sindh, 2,188 in Punjab, 1,246 in KP, 141 in Balochistan, 175 in Islamabad, 63 in GB and 61 in Azad Kashmir.
Pakistan has so far conducted 2,414,902 coronavirus tests and 25,537 in last 24 hours. 275,317 coronavirus patients have recovered in the country whereas 725 patients are in critical condition.