LAHORE: Pakistan has reported 15 deaths from the new coronavirus in the past 24 hours, and positive cases have surged to 285,189. The total number of deaths across the country jumped to 6,112.
According to the latest data from the National Command and Operations Center (NCOC), 531 people tested positive for COVID-19 within 24 hours.
In terms of individual cases, Sindh is still the province most affected by the pandemic, followed by Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Islamabad.
Till now 124,127 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Sindh, 94,586 in Punjab, 34,755 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 15,281 in Islamabad, 11,921 in Balochistan, 2,150 in Azad Kashmir and 2,371 in Gilgit-Baltistan.
Furthermore 2,282 individuals have lost their lives to the epidemic in Sindh, 2,174 in Punjab, 1,231 in KP, 138 in Balochistan, 171 in Islamabad, 57 in GB and 59 in Azad Kashmir.
Test and restore
Pakistan has so far conducted 2,165,811 coronavirus tests and 18,227 tests in the past 24 hours. The country has recovered 261,246 coronavirus patients, while 780 patients are in critical condition.