Lahore: As the number of newly confirmed cases has risen to 274,289, Pakistan has confirmed that 20 people die from the new coronavirus every day. The total number of deaths across the country jumped to 5842.
According to the latest data from the National Command and Operations Center (NCOC), 1,176 people were tested positive for COVID-19 within 24 hours.
In terms of cases, Sindh is still the province most affected by the pandemic, followed by Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
Till now 118,311 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Sindh, 92,073 in Punjab, 33,397 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 14,884 in Islamabad, 11,601 in Balochistan, 2,034 in Azad Kashmir and 1,989 in Gilgit-Baltistan.
Furthermore 2,116 individuals have lost their lives to the epidemic in Punjab, 2,151 in Sindh, 1,178 in KP, 136 in Balochistan, 162 in Islamabad, 47 in GB and 49 in Azad Kashmir.
Pakistan has so far conducted 1,890,236 coronavirus tests and 22,056 tests in the past 24 hours. The country has recovered 241,026 coronavirus patients, while 1,229 patients are in critical condition.