LAHORE: Pakistan has confirmed 32 deaths in a single day by novel coronavirus as the number of positive cases has surged to 277,402. The nationwide tally of fatalities has jumped to 5,924.
According to the latest data from the National Command and Operations Center (NCOC), 1,114 people 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 120,052 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Sindh, 92,655 in Punjab, 33,845 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 14,987 in Islamabad, 11,708 in Balochistan, 2,065 in Azad Kashmir and 2,090 in Gilgit-Baltistan.
Furthermore 2,138 individuals have lost their lives to the epidemic in Punjab, 2,189 in Sindh, 1,192 in KP, 136 in Balochistan, 165 in Islamabad, 53 in GB and 51 in Azad Kashmir.
Pakistan has so far conducted 1,952,730 coronavirus tests and 21,628 tests in the past 24 hours. The country has recovered 246,131 coronavirus patients, while 1,179 patients are in critical condition.