Lahore: Pakistan has confirmed 27 deaths in a single day by novel coronavirus as the number of positive cases has surged to 276,288. The nationwide tally of fatalities has jumped to 5,892.
According to the latest data from the National Command and Operations Center (NCOC), 1,063 people have 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, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Islamabad.
Till now 119,398 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Sindh, 92,452 in Punjab, 33,724 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 14,963 in Islamabad, 11,654 in Balochistan, 2,055 in Azad Kashmir and 2,042 in Gilgit-Baltistan.
Furthermore 2,133 individuals have lost their lives to the epidemic in Punjab, 2,172 in Sindh, 1,186 in KP, 136 in Balochistan, 165 in Islamabad, 50 in GB and 50 in Azad Kashmir.
Pakistan has so far conducted 1,931,102 coronavirus tests and 21,256 tests in the past 24 hours. The country has recovered 244,883 coronavirus patients, while 1,179 patients are in critical condition.