LAHORE: Pakistan has confirmed 27 deaths in a single day by novel coronavirus as the number of positive cases has surged to 278,304. The nationwide tally of fatalities has jumped to 5,951.
According to the latest data from the National Command and Operations Center (NCOC), 903 people have been 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 120,550 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Sindh, 92,873 in Punjab, 33,958 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 15,014 in Islamabad, 11,732 in Balochistan, 2,073 in Azad Kashmir and 2,105 in Gilgit-Baltistan.
Pakistan has so far conducted 1,973,237 coronavirus tests and 20,507 in last 24 hours. 247,177 coronavirus patients have recovered in the country whereas 1,146 patients are in critical condition.